plural noun
Sy·​co·​nes | \ sīˈkō(ˌ)nēz\

Definition of Sycones 

in some classifications
: a group comprising the sycon sponges:
a : a group coextensive with Syconosa
b : a suborder of Syconosa

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New Latin, from plural of Sycon

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