bath sponge

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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.

Nearby words

  1. bath mat,
  2. bath oliver,
  3. bath pruritus,
  4. bath salts,
  5. bath sheet,
  6. bath stone,
  7. bath tissue,
  8. bath towel,
  9. bath water,
  10. bath-sheba

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Examples 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.