Pharetrones

plural noun
Phar·​e·​tro·​nes

Definition of Pharetrones

: a group of sponges (class Calcispongiae) that are thick-walled and have the spicules united in a rigid network

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Other Words from Pharetrones

pharetronid \ ¦⸗⸗¦⸗nə̇d \ adjective

History and Etymology for Pharetrones

New Latin, from Latin pharetra quiver, from Greek, from pherein to bear + -tra, suffix denoting instrument

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“Pharetrones.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pharetrones. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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