whalebone

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noun whale·bone \-ˌbōn\

Definition of whalebone

  1. 1 :  baleen

  2. 2 :  an article made of whalebone

15th Century

First Known Use of whalebone

15th century


WHALEBONE Defined for English Language Learners

whalebone

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noun whale·bone \-ˌbōn\

Definition of whalebone for English Language Learners

  • : a hard substance that is found in the jaw of some types of whales


WHALEBONE Defined for Kids

whalebone

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noun whale·bone \ˈhwāl-ˌbōn, ˈwāl-\

Definition of whalebone for Students

  1. :  baleen


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