amphitriaene

noun
am·​phi·​tri·​aene | \ ˌamfə̇ˈtrīˌēn \
plural -s

Definition of amphitriaene

: a sponge spicule with three divergent rays at each end — see triaene

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First Known Use of amphitriaene

1887, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amphitriaene

amphi- + triaene

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“Amphitriaene.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amphitriaene. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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