from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Sollas's nomenclature of sponge-spicules, a scopulate or besom-shaped spicule with tylolate or knobbed rays which vary in number from two to eight; a scopula.
- n. In Sollas's classification of sponges, a tribe of dictyonine hexactinellidan Silicispongiæ, having uncinate spicules in the form of scopulariæ.
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