Share this entry

Share this page

Venus's flower basket

División en sílabas: Ve·nus's flow·er bas·ket

Definición de Venus's flower basket en inglés:


A slender upright sponge with a filmy, latticelike skeleton.
  • Genus Euplectella, class Hexactinellida
Example sentences
  • 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.

Definición de Venus's flower basket en:

Share this entry

Share this page


¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día emulous
Pronunciación: ˈɛmjʊləs
seeking to emulate someone or something