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Definition 1: whale with plates of whalebone along the upper jaw for filtering plankton from the water - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for baleen whale in the sense of this definition

(baleen whale is a kind of ...) any of the larger cetacean mammals having a streamlined body and breathing through a blowhole on the head

(... is a kind of baleen whale ) large Arctic whalebone whale; allegedly the `right' whale to hunt because of its valuable whalebone and oil

(... is a kind of baleen whale ) large-mouthed Arctic whale

(... is a kind of baleen whale ) any of several baleen whales of the family Balaenopteridae having longitudinal grooves on the throat and a small pointed dorsal fin

(... is a kind of baleen whale ) largest mammal ever known; bluish-grey migratory whalebone whale mostly of southern hemisphere

(... is a kind of baleen whale ) large whalebone whale with long flippers noted for arching or humping its back as it dives

(... is a kind of baleen whale ) medium-sized greyish-black whale of the northern Pacific

(... is a member of baleen whale) baleen whales: right whales; rorquals; blue whales; humpbacks

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