Keratosa

plural noun

Ker·​a·​tosa
ˌkerəˈtōsə,
-ōzə
: an order of Demospongiae comprising the horny sponges with a spongin skeleton and without spicules and including the commercially important family Spongiidae

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from kerat- + Latin -osa (neuter plural of -osus -ous)

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“Keratosa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Keratosa. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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