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- adj. Alternative form of spongious.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Resembling sponge; having the nature or qualities of sponge.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as spongy.
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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.