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- n. A tropical vine, of the genus Luffa, having almost cylindrical fruit with a spongy, fibrous interior; the dishcloth gourd
- n. The dried fibrous interior used as a sponge for bathing
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- n. the dried fibrous part of the fruit of a plant of the genus Luffa; used as a washing sponge or strainer
- n. the loofah climber that has cylindrical fruit
From Arabic لوفة (lūfa). (Wiktionary)