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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 Silicispongi√¶, having uncinate spicules in the form of scopulari√¶.


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