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grass sponge

[from appearance] n. an inferior kind of sponge, Spongia cerebriformis: 1977 Least desirable were the coarse grass sponges. Only the best of these were kept (Albury 66). All the sponge die out and only could find on the mud grass sponge and wool sponge (Andros). (Gen.)

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Last update: 2011-05-19 00:45
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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