Spongiopilin

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Spongiopilin (Med) A kind of cloth interwoven with small pieces of sponge and rendered waterproof on one side by a covering of rubber. When moistened with hot water it is used as a poultice.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. spoggi`on, dim. of spo`ggos a sponge + pi^los felt