osculum

noun
os·​cu·​lum | \ˈä-skyə-ləm \

Definition of osculum 

: an excurrent opening of a sponge

First Known Use of osculum

1887, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for osculum

New Latin, from Latin, diminutive of os mouth

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