1 of 2

noun (1)

plural -s
: a sponge or sponge larva having incurrent canals that lead directly to the paragaster compare leucon, sycon
adjective or noun


2 of 2

noun (2)

plural -s
: a Haitian voodoo fetish made of a gourd entwined with snake vertebrae and beads and shaken to summon the gods

Word History


Noun (1)

New Latin, from Greek askos wineskin

Noun (2)

origin unknown

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“Ascon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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