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NOUN (2)

1. the dried fibrous part of the fruit of a plant of the genus Luffa; used as a washing sponge or strainer;
[syn: loofa, loofah, luffa, loufah sponge]

2. 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;
[syn: luffa, dishcloth gourd, sponge gourd, rag gourd, strainer vine]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

luffa n 1: the dried fibrous part of the fruit of a plant of the genus Luffa; used as a washing sponge or strainer [syn: loofa, loofah, luffa, loufah sponge] 2: 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 [syn: luffa, dishcloth gourd, sponge gourd, rag gourd, strainer vine]