Glove sponge - definition of Glove sponge by The Free Dictionary
|(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
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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