spongiolite

Spongiolite

Spon"gi*o*lite\, n. [Gr. ? sponge + -lite.] (Paleon.) One of the microsporic siliceous spicules which occur abundantly in the texture of sponges, and are sometimes found fossil, as in flints.
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