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leucon

[ loo-kon ]
/ ˈlu kɒn /
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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.
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Origin of leucon

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