tylotoxea

noun
ty·​lot·​ox·​ea | \ ˌtīləˈtäksēə, -ˌtäkˈsēə\
plural tylotoxeae\ -​ēˌē \

Definition of tylotoxea

: a rodlike sponge spicule tapering toward the ends one of which is sharp and one knobbed

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Other Words from tylotoxea

tylotoxeate \ sēə̇t \ adjective

History and Etymology for tylotoxea

New Latin, from tylotus tylote + oxea

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