Sheep's-wool sponge

Related to Sheep's-wool sponge: Yellow sponge, glass sponge, Grass sponge
a fine and durable commercial sponge (Spongia equina, variety gossypina) found in Florida and the West Indies. The surface is covered with larger and smaller tufts, having the oscula between them.

See also: Sponge

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.