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Mermaid’s Glove [Chalina oculata]

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the largest of British sponges, so called because its branches resemble fingers.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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