Silicoidea
Silicoidea Sil`i*coi"de*a, n. pl. [NL. See {Silex}, and {-oid}.] (Zo["o]l.) An extensive order of Porifera, which includes those that have the skeleton composed mainly of siliceous fibers or spicules. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Silicea — Si*lic e*a, n. pl. [NL.] (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Silicoidea}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Silicioidea — Sil i*ci*oi de*a, n. pl. (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Silicoidea}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Silicispongiae — Sil i*ci*spon gi*[ae], n. pl. [NL. See {Silex}, and {Sponge}.] (Zo[ o]l.) Same as {Silicoidea}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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