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euplectella


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Euplectella  \Eu`plec*tel"la\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?  well  plaited;  ? 
  well  +  ?  plaited.]  (Zo["o]l) 
  A  genus  of  elegant,  glassy  sponges,  consisting  of  interwoven 
  siliceous  fibers,  and  growing  in  the  form  of  a  cornucopia;  -- 
  called  also  {Venus's  flower-basket}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Euplectella 
  n  :  a  genus  of  Hyalospongiae  [syn:  {Euplectella},  {genus 
  Euplectella}] 




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