Glove sponge

(Zool.) a fine and soft variety of commercial sponges (Spongia officinalis).
a variety of commercial sponge (Spongia officinalis, variety tubulifera), having very fine fibers, native of Florida, and the West Indies.

See also: Glove, Sponge

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The other sponges were a combination of many unidentifiable species commonly called yellow, grass, velvet, and glove sponges.