Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The spongegourd, Luffa Luffa. It is grown everywhere in Japan and large numbers of the common, spongy, fibrous variety are exported, while a slender, tender variety is cultivated exclusively as an article of food.

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  • Ito sukashi dairi Hamamatsu, adj. itzebu dai-sho hanami jaburan dai-sho-no-soroimono hanamichi janken hanashika jigotai dan haniwa jimigaki daruma haori jingu do happi-coat jinja dojo harai goshi jinkai senjitsu dotaku hara-kiri jinricksha emakimono hashigakari jinrikisha Eta Hashimoto's jinriksha fuchi hatamoto jito fugu hayashi jiu-jitsu fuji hechima Jodo Fukuoka, adj.

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