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English noun: dishcloth gourd

1. dishcloth gourd (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

Synonymsluffa, 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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