Definition, synonyms and picture of baleen

baleen

nombre baleen

Translation: barba

Definition of baleen in Spanish

Flexible, vertical plate with frayed ends, similar to a horn in consistency, that is located in the mouths of baleen whales and enables filter-feeding.

Synonyms of baleen in Spanish

whalebone

Definition of baleen in English

Lámina vertical elástica, de consistencia similar a la de un cuerno y con los bordes deshilachados, que poseen las ballenas a ambos lados del paladar para filtrar el agua y alimentarse.

Synonyms of baleen in English

barba