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3 entries found for keel.
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Main Entry: 1keel
Pronunciation: primarystresskemacron(schwa)l
Function: noun
1 : a timber or plate running lengthwise along the center of the bottom of a ship and usually sticking out from the bottom
2 : something (as the breastbone of a bird or the lower two petals of a pea flower) that is like a ship's keel in form or use

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