Venus flower basket
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Venus flower basketor Ve·nus' flower basket (vē′nəs, vē′nə-sĭz) also Ve·nus's flower basket (-nə-sĭz)
Any of several sponges of the genus Euplectella, living in deep marine waters of the Indian and western Pacific Oceans and having a cylindrical skeleton of glassy intricate latticework.
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