Euplectella
Euplectella Eu`plec*tel"la, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? well plaited; e'y^ well + ? plaited.] (Zo["o]l) A genus of elegant, glassy sponges, consisting of interwoven siliceous fibers, and growing in the form of a cornucopia; -- called also {Venus's flower-basket}. [1913 Webster] ||

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