Definition of Baleen

  • (n.) Plates or blades of \"whalebone,\" from two to twelve feet long, and sometimes a foot wide, which in certain whales (Balaenoidea) are attached side by side along the upper jaw, and form a fringelike sieve by which the food is retained in the mouth.

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