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taxonomic synonym of porifera


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noun plural combining form

: sponges
in names of orders and other higher groups of sponges

Word History


New Latin, from Latin, plural of spongia sponge

Noun plural combining form

New Latin, from Latin spongiae

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“Spongiae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Spongiae. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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