Spon·gil·la | \spənˈjilə, spän-\

Definition of Spongilla 

: a genus (the type of the family Spongillidae) of siliceous freshwater sponges that are usually green in color and form incrustations on submerged objects

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Other Words from Spongilla

spongillid \-lə̇d \ noun plural -s
spongilline \-iˌlīn, -ilə̇n \ adjective

History and Etymology for Spongilla

New Latin, from Latin spongia sponge + New Latin -illa

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