from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun PL cladi (-dī). One of the secondary arms, rays, or branches of a ramose sponge-spicule, which collectively form the cladome.
  • noun [capitalized] A genus of coleopterous insects.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun botany A branch of a ramose spicule (collectively form the cladome)


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  • Also clad, in sponge spicule terminology.

    December 26, 2010