loofah: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (l'fu), [key]
— n.
  1. Also called
    1. any of several tropical vines of the genus Luffa, of the gourd family, bearing large, elongated fruit.
    2. the fruit of such a vine.
  2. Also calledthe dried, fibrous interior of this fruit, used as a sponge.
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