Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The washing-or towel-gourd, Luffa cylindrica (L. Ægyptiaca), also L. acutangula. The netted fiber from the interior of the fruit is used for washing and other purposes, hence called
vegetable spongeor dish-rag. See Luffaand strainer-vine.
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