Definition of Baleens

1. Noun. (plural of baleen) ¹



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Definition of Baleens

1. baleen [n] - See also: baleen

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Baleens

baldrics
balds
balductum
baldwin
baldy
bale
bale out
bale up
balearic
balearica
baled
baled out
baleen
baleen whale
baleen whales
baleens (current term)
balefire
balefires
baleful
balefull
balefully
balefulness
balefulnesses
balenological
balenology
baler
balers
bales
bales out
balibago

Literary usage of Baleens

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Travels of a Naturalist: A Record of Adventures, Discoveries, History and by Adolphe Boucard (1894)
"These are the baleens, a valuable article of commerce, which sells in European markets from £200 to £300 per ton. Another important article of commerce ..."

2. Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts by Colonial Society of Massachusetts (1913)
"... or sand ballast of ships, and concerning, fishes royal (to wit, sturgeons, baleens,1 whales, porpoises, dolphins, rigs, ..."

3. Massachusetts Royal Commissions, 1681-1774 by England and Wales Sovereign, Great Britain Sovereign (1913)
"... or sand ballast of ships, and concerning fishes royal (to wit, sturgeons, baleens,1 whales, porpoises, dolphins, rigs, ..."

4. Transactions of the Literary and Historical Society of Quebec (1879)
"By JU Gregory, Esq.:—Two baleens of the Whale stranded at St. Joachim, August, 1871. By HS Scott, Esq.:—A Sepia, or Squid. By Dr. Boswell:—Two Birds—an Owl ..."

5. Theatrum Poetarum Anglicanorum: Containing Brief Characters of the English by Edward Phillips, Egerton Brydges (1824)
"William \ Gray, an elegant writer (if we may rely upon the testimony of baleens"), of several things in English verse, in the reigns of King Edward the ..."

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