Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Switch to new thesaurus
|Noun||1.||glass sponge - a siliceous sponge (with glassy spicules) of the class Hyalospongiae|
parazoan, poriferan, sponge - primitive multicellular marine animal whose porous body is supported by a fibrous skeletal framework; usually occurs in sessile colonies
class Hyalospongiae, Hyalospongiae - sponges with siliceous spicules that have six rays; choanocytes are restricted to finger-shaped chambers
Venus's flower basket - a deep-water marine sponge having a cylindrical skeleton of intricate glassy latticework; found in the waters of the East Indies and the eastern coast of Asia
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.