how to pronounce baleen


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baleen is pronounced in two syllables

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meanings of baleen


  1. The bony material that makes up the plates in the mouth of the baleen whale, Mysticeti, which it uses to trap its food; formerly used in corsetry.
  2. A baleen whale.

baleen frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word baleen occurs in english on average 0 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics baleen can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that baleen can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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