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Definisi 'baleen'

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1. a horny material from the upper jaws of certain whales; used as the ribs of fans or as stays in corsets Terjemahkan
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2. Plates or blades of "whalebone," from two to twelve feet long, and sometimes a foot wide, which in certain whales (Balænoidea) are attached side by side along the upper jaw, and form a fringelike sieve by which the food is retained in the mouth. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

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