Meaning of Whalebone

English: Whalebone
Bangla: কাঁচকড়া
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा

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Definition: 1

an elastic, horny substance growing in place of teeth in the upper jaw of certain whales, and forming a series of thin, parallel plates on each side of the palate; baleen.

Definition: 2

a thin strip of this substance, for stiffening a corset.

Definition: 3

Also called baleen. a horny elastic material forming a series of numerous thin plates that hang from the upper jaw on either side of the palate in the toothless (whalebone) whales and strain plankton from water entering the mouth

Definition: 4

a thin strip of this substance, used in stiffening corsets, bodices, etc