flense

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verb \ˈflen(t)s\

Definition of flense

flensed

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flensing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to strip of blubber or skin flense a whale

Origin and Etymology of flense

Dutch flensen or Danish & Norwegian flense


First Known Use: 1820

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