pleosponge

noun
ple·​o·​sponge | \ ˈplēəˌspənj \

Definition of pleosponge

: any of various Lower and Middle Cambrian calcareous, cylindrical or cup-shaped, double-walled, porous fossils that may be the remains of sponges or primordial precursors of the true corals

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History and Etymology for pleosponge

New Latin Pleospongia, from pleio- + -spongia

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“Pleosponge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pleosponge. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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