boring sponge

noun

Definition of boring sponge

: any sponge of Cliona or related genera that penetrates the substance of shells, some species (such as C. celata) of the Atlantic coast being injurious to oysters

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“Boring sponge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/boring%20sponge. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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