Suberite Su"ber*ite, n. [L. suber the cork tree.] (Zo["o]l.) Any sponge of the genus {Suberites} and allied genera. These sponges have a fine and compact texture, and contain minute siliceous spicules. [1913 Webster]

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  • suberite — əˌrīt noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin Suberites : a sponge of the genus Suberites or family Suberitidae …   Useful english dictionary

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