leucon

[loo-kon]
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noun Zoology.

a type of sponge having a thick body wall with a highly branched canal system leading into the spongocoel.

Compare ascon, sycon.

Origin of leucon

< New Latin < Greek leukón, noun use of neuter of leukós white
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