Venus's flower-basket

noun
Ve·​nus's flow·​er-bas·​ket | \ ˈvē-nə-səz- How to pronounce Venus's flower-basket (audio) , ˈvē-nəs-\

Definition of Venus's flower-basket

: any of several glass sponges (genus Euplectella) of the western Pacific and Indian oceans

called also Venus flower basket

First Known Use of Venus's flower-basket

1872, in the meaning defined above

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