Loofah meaning

lo͝ofə, lŭfə
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Any of several tropical cucurbit vines of the genus Luffa native to Asia, having cylindrical fruit with a fibrous, spongelike interior.
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The dried, fibrous part of the loofah fruit, used as a washing sponge or as a filter.
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The fibrous, vascular skeleton of the pod of a dishcloth gourd, used as a sponge.
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A tropical vine, of the genus Luffa, having almost cylindrical fruit with a spongy, fibrous interior; the dishcloth gourd.
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The dried fibrous interior used as a sponge for bathing.
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Origin of loofah

  • Arabic lūfa singulative of lūf

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Arabic لوفة (lūfa).

    From Wiktionary