plural noun Phar·e·tro·nes

Definition of Pharetrones

  1. :  a group of sponges (class Calcispongiae) that are thick-walled and have the spicules united in a rigid network



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Origin and Etymology of pharetrones

New Latin, from Latin pharetra quiver, from Greek, from pherein to bear + -tra, suffix denoting instrument — more at bear

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