Definitions for loofahˈlu fə
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
loo•fahˈlu fə(n.)(pl.)-fahs or -fas.
or loo•fa ; also luffa
any of several tropical vines of the genus Luffa, of the gourd family, bearing large elongated fruit. the fruit of such a vine.
the dried fibrous interior of this fruit, used as a sponge.
Origin of loofah:
1860–65; < NL Luffa < Ar lūf
loofa, loofah, luffa, loufah sponge(noun)
the dried fibrous part of the fruit of a plant of the genus Luffa; used as a washing sponge or strainer
loofah, vegetable sponge, Luffa cylindrica(noun)
the loofah climber that has cylindrical fruit
A tropical vine, of the genus Luffa, having almost cylindrical fruit with a spongy, fibrous interior; the dishcloth gourd
The dried fibrous interior used as a sponge for bathing
Origin: From ليفة.
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