spongefly

[ spuhnj-flahy ]
/ ˈspʌndʒˌflaɪ /

noun, plural sponge·flies.

any of several insects of the family Sisyridae, the aquatic larvae of which feed on freshwater sponges.

Nearby words

  1. sponge iron,
  2. sponge on,
  3. sponge rubber,
  4. sponge tree,
  5. sponged ware,
  6. sponger,
  7. spongeware,
  8. spongiform,
  9. spongiform encephalopathy,
  10. spongillafly


Origin of spongefly


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