Glass-sponge

Glass-sponge

Glass"-sponge`\, n. (Zo["o]l.) A siliceous sponge, of the genus Hyalonema, and allied genera; -- so called from their glassy fibers or spicules; -- called also vitreous sponge. See Glass-rope, and Euplectella.
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