Definition of Venus's flower basket in English:

Venus's flower basket

Line breaks: Venus's flower bas¦ket

noun

  • A slender upright glass sponge with a filmy lattice-like skeleton.
    • Genus Euplectella, class Hexactinellida
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    • 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.

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