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  • n. A branch of a ramose spicule (collectively form the cladome)

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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


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  • Also clad, in sponge spicule terminology.

    December 26, 2010