from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as spongy.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Resembling sponge; having the nature or qualities of sponge.

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  • adjective Alternative form of spongious.


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  • "These abrupt changes of vegetation -- this little spongeous tract of water plants, and on either side of it all the growths are tough or brittle -- heather, bracken, hurts, pines.

    A Room with a View 1924


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