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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: baleen (0.00817 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to baleen.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: baleen janggut ikan paus
English → English (WordNet) Definition: baleen baleen n : a horny material from the upper jaws of certain whales; used as the ribs of fans or as stays in corsets [syn: whalebone]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Baleen Baleen \Ba*leen"\ (b[.a]*l[=e]n"), n. [F. baleine whale and whalebone, L. balaena a whale; cf. Gr. fa`laina. ] (Zo["o]l. & Com.) Plates or blades of “whalebone,” from two to twelve feet long, and sometimes a foot wide, which in certain whales (Bal[ae]noidea) are attached side by side along the upper jaw, and form a fringelike sieve by which the food is retained in the mouth. [1913 Webster]


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