Definition of ascon in English:

ascon

Syllabification: as·con
Pronunciation: /ˈaskän
 
/

noun

Zoology
A sponge of the simplest structure, with a tubelike or baglike form lined with choanocytes. Compare with leucon and sycon.

Origin

late 19th century: modern Latin (genus name), from Greek askos 'bag'.

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