: a genus of white encrusting sponges (class Demospongiae) with a feltlike covering of slender glassy spicules that is common near the low-tide mark along the Pacific coast of North America

Word History


New Latin, diminutive of Latin stella star

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“Stelletta.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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