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dishcloth gourd

noun
1.
loofah (def 1).
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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British Dictionary definitions for dishcloth gourd

dishcloth gourd

noun
1.
any of several tropical climbing plants of the cucurbitaceous genus Luffa, esp L. cylindrica, which is cultivated for ornament and for the fibrous interior of its fruits See loofah
2.
the fruit of any of these plants
Also called (dialect) vegetable sponge
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