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roller

[etym.: see quot.] n. a variety of sponge: 1891 Some sponges adhere firmly to the bottom, while others are not attached at all, these latter being known as "rollers" (Stark 218). (Gen.)

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Last update: 2011-07-01 19:17
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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