- a type of sponge having a thick body wall with a highly branched canal system leading into the spongocoel.
Origin of leucon
< New Latin < Greek leukón, noun use of neuter of leukós white
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Examples from the Web for leucon
The house and trees and machine were ready for Leucon and my parents and me.
"Leucon, who is called the Grey Weaver, told me," she explained smiling.
"This is Leucon," she said, as the ancient rose from his seat and spoke in English.
It was reserved for his son Leucon (387-347) to take this city.
Then they went to the house of Leucon and at a banquet that night told all their adventures.Essays on the Greek Romances
Elizabeth Hazelton Haight