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luffa

[loo-fuh, luhf-uh] /ˈlu fə, ˈlʌf ə/
noun
1.
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  • The luffa sponges were growing nicely until spider mites attacked.
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British Dictionary definitions for luffa

luffa

/ˈlʌfə/
noun
1.
any tropical climbing plant of the cucurbitaceous genus Luffa, esp the dishcloth gourd
2.
(US) another name for loofah
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