dishcloth gourd

dishcloth gourd

noun
loofah ( def 1 ).

Origin:
1895–1900

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dishcloth gourd
 
n
1.  See loofah 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
2.  the fruit of any of these plants

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