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baleen whale

baleen whale

noun

Definition of BALEEN WHALE

:  any of a suborder (Mysticeti) of usually large whales lacking teeth but having baleen which is used to filter chiefly small crustaceans (as krill) out of large quantities of seawater

First Known Use of BALEEN WHALE

1874

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