tylote

noun
ty·​lote | \ ˈtīˌlōt \
plural -s

Definition of tylote

: a slender elongate sponge spicule with a knob at both ends

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History and Etymology for tylote

New Latin tylotus, from Greek tylōtos knobbed, from tyloun to make knobby

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“Tylote.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tylote. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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