whalebone

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largest mammal ever known; bluish-grey migratory whalebone whale mostly of southern hemisphere Balaenoptera musculus , blue whale , sulfur bottom
large flat-headed whalebone whale having deep furrows along the throat; of Atlantic and Pacific Balaenoptera physalus , common rorqual , finback , finback whale , fin whale
whale with plates of whalebone along the upper jaw for filtering plankton from the water baleen whale , whalebone whale
skirt on whalebone framework, hoop farthingale
large whalebone whale with long flippers noted for arching or humping its back as it dives humpback , humpback whale , Megaptera novaeangliae
large arctic whalebone whale; allegedly the `right' whale to hunt because of its valuable whalebone and oil right whale
whalebone or whale ivory, art of carving scrimshaw
carving (or engraving) on whalebone, whale ivory, walrus tusk, etc., usually by American whalers scrimshaw
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