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- 1. loofa, loofah, luffa, loufah sponge, fiber, fibre
- usage: the dried fibrous part of the fruit of a plant of the genus Luffa; used as a washing sponge or strainer
- 2. luffa, dishcloth gourd, sponge gourd, rag gourd, strainer vine, vine
- usage: any of several tropical annual climbers having large yellow flowers and edible young fruits; grown commercially for the mature fruit's dried fibrous interior that is used as a sponge
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See also: luffa (Dictionary)