zi·​moc·​ca | \ zə̇ˈmäkə \
variants: or less commonly zimocca sponge
plural -s

Definition of zimocca

: a rather harsh commercial sponge (Spongia zimocca or S. officinalis zimocca) of a massive more or less conical form occurring in the Mediterranean Sea

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“Zimocca.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zimocca. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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