euplectella definition

  • noun:
    • some of the genus Euplectella of glassy sponges.
    • A genus of elegant, glassy sponges, consisting of interwoven siliceous fibers, and growing in the form of a cornucopia; -- labeled as additionally Venus's flower-basket.
    • A genus of Hyalospongiæ, described the family Hexactinellidæ, or made style of a family Euplectellidæ.
    • a genus of Hyalospongiae
    • the genus Euplectella of glassy sponges.
    • A genus of elegant, glassy sponges, composed of interwoven siliceous materials, and growing by means of a cornucopia; -- called also Venus's flower-basket.
    • A genus of Hyalospongiæ, regarded the household Hexactinellidæ, or made form of a family group Euplectellidæ.
    • a genus of Hyalospongiae

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