ascon

[ as-kon ]
/ ˈæs kɒn /

noun

a type of sponge having an oval shape and a thin body wall with pores leading directly into the spongocoel.
Compare leucon, sycon.

Origin of ascon

alteration of Greek askós; see asco-
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019