tornote

noun
tor·​note | \ ˈtȯrˌnōt \
plural -s

Definition of tornote

: a monaxon sponge spicule having both ends abruptly pointed

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History and Etymology for tornote

Greek tornōtos rounded with a lathe, from tornousthai to round with a lathe, from tornos lathe

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“Tornote.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tornote. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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