Loofa sponge

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Description

Any of several tropical vines of the genus Luffa, that have gourd-shaped fruits. The dried, fibrous interior of these fruits are used as washing sponges and filters.

Synonyms and Related Terms

loofa sponge; loofah; luffa; dishcloth gourd; rag gourd; vegetable sponge