Calcispongiae

Calcispongiae

Cal`ci*spon"gi*[ae]\, n. pl. [NL., fr. L. calx, calcis, lime + spongia a sponge.] (Zo["o]l.) An order of marine sponges, containing calcareous spicules. See Porifera.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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