Spongia

noun
Spon·​gia | \ ˈspənjēə, ˈspän- \

Definition of Spongia

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: 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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Definition of spongia (Entry 2 of 3)

: sponge in generic names of sponges Astylospongia

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Definition of -spongia (Entry 3 of 3)

plural of -spongium

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History and Etymology for Spongia

Noun

New Latin, from Latin, sponge

Noun combining form

New Latin, from Latin spongia

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“Spongia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Spongia. Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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