Spongia

noun Spon·gia \ˈspənjēə, ˈspän-\

Definition of Spongia

  1. :  a genus of tropical and subtropical sponges that includes various commercially important sponges and is the type of the family Spongiidae

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Origin and Etymology of spongia

New Latin, from Latin, sponge


spongia

noun combining form Spon·gia \"\

Definition of spongia

  1. :  sponge —in generic names of sponges Astylospongia

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Origin and Etymology of spongia

New Latin, from Latin spongia


-spongia

Spon·gia

Definition of -spongia

  1. plural of -spongium

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