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1. luffa

noun. 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.

Synonyms

  • sponge gourd
  • angled loofah
  • loufah sponge
  • Luffa acutangula
  • Luffa cylindrica
  • sing-kwa
  • vegetable sponge
  • vine
  • loofa
  • rag gourd
  • dishcloth gourd
  • strainer vine
  • loofah

Antonyms

  • irresponsibleness
  • unthoughtfulness

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2. luffa

noun. the dried fibrous part of the fruit of a plant of the genus Luffa; used as a washing sponge or strainer.

Synonyms

  • fibre
  • fiber
  • loofa
  • strainer vine
  • rag gourd
  • dishcloth gourd
  • sponge gourd
  • loofah

Example sentences of the word luffa


1. Noun, singular or mass
The luffa plant, a relative of the cucumber, produces large gourds that leave a durable network of fibers after treating and drying the fruit.

2. Adjective
Use a luffa sponge and rub the sponge on the entire surface of your skin, starting from your feet and working your way upward to above the region of the heart.

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