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English noun: luffa

1. luffa (plant) the dried fibrous part of the fruit of a plant of the genus Luffa; used as a washing sponge or strainer

Synonymsloofa, loofah, loufah sponge

Broader (hypernym)fiber, fibre

Part meronymdishcloth gourd, luffa, rag gourd, sponge gourd, strainer vine

2. luffa (plant) 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

Synonymsdishcloth gourd, rag gourd, sponge gourd, strainer vine

Broader (hypernym)vine

Narrower (hyponym)angled loofah, loofah, Luffa acutangula, Luffa cylindrica, sing-kwa, vegetable sponge

Part holonymloofa, loofah, loufah sponge, luffa

Member meronymgenus Luffa

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