n. [L. calcarius, of lime]
A class of sponges of the Phylum Porifera, with skeleton formed of spicules of calcium carbonate laid down as calcite; tissues unlike other sponge classes due to three grades of construction: asconoid, synconoid and leuconoid.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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