Meaning of poriferan

po•rif•er•an

Pronunciation: (pô-rif'ur-un, pō-, pu-), [key]
— n.
  1. any animal of the phylum Porifera, comprising the sponges.
—adj.
  1. belonging or pertaining to the Porifera.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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