[ as-kon ]
/ ˈæs kɒn /
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a type of sponge having an oval shape and a thin body wall with pores leading directly into the spongocoel.
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Origin of ascon
Alteration of Greek askós;see asco-
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For the practice of reporting his speeches in shorthand cf. Ascon.The Student's Companion to Latin Authors|George Middleton