bath sponge


noun

any of various common sponges, of the family Spongiidae, that have a skeletal network composed of fibers of spongin: collected in the Gulf of Mexico, the Mediterranean, and the Caribbean for their commercial value.

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Example sentences from the Web for bath sponge

  • My bath-sponge, soap, and nailbrush vigorously applied for a few seconds showed me that there was no picture to clean!

    Grim Tales|Edith Nesbit
  • The bath-sponge or slate-sponge consists simply of the hard parts or skeleton of a sponge animal.