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  • n. Any of the genus Euplectella of glassy sponges.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of elegant, glassy sponges, consisting of interwoven siliceous fibers, and growing in the form of a cornucopia; -- called also Venus's flower-basket.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of Hyalospongiæ, referred to the family Hexactinellidæ, or made type of a family Euplectellidæ.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a genus of Hyalospongiae

Etymologies

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From the genus name.

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