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whalebone

whale·bone

whalebone

 
pronunciation:
weIl bon
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a durable, horny, elastic substance that grows in plates or strips in the upper jaw of certain whales, serving to filter plankton from water passing through the whale's mouth.
definition 2: something made of this material, such as a corset stay.
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