Definition of Venus's flower basket in English:
A slender upright glass sponge with a filmy lattice-like skeleton.
- Genus Euplectella, class Hexactinellida
- For Mr. Mau, the appeal of Venus's flower baskets goes beyond their beauty or their organic glass structure.
- Once again he examines the exquisite skeleton of the Venus's flower basket, though he's no doubt seen it thousands of times.
- A Venus's flower basket, with a pair of ‘permanently married’ isopods, is often used by the Japanese as a symbolic wedding gift.
Definition of Venus's flower basket in:
- US English dictionary
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