finger sponge

noun

Definition of finger sponge

: a sponge having finger-shaped lobes especially : a common red or orange sponge (Chalina oculata) related to the important commercial sponges and widely distributed in shallow waters on both coasts of the Atlantic ocean

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“Finger sponge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/finger%20sponge. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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