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sponge gourd

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  1. luffa, dishcloth gourd, sponge gourd, rag gourd, strainer vinenoun

    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


  1. sponge gourd

    Sponge gourd, scientifically known as Luffa aegyptiaca, is a type of tropical or subtropical vine plant belonging to the cucumber family. It is widely recognized for its fruit, which can either be eaten when young or used as a sponge when matured and dried due to its fibrous interior. The plant is also commonly referred to as the Egyptian cucumber or Vietnamese luffa. The sponge gourd is well-known not only for its culinary uses but also for its medicinal properties.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sponge gourd in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sponge gourd in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6


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