vegetable sponge

Definitions of vegetable sponge
  1. noun
    the loofah climber that has cylindrical fruit
    synonyms: Luffa cylindrica, loofah
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    type of:
    dishcloth gourd, luffa, rag gourd, sponge gourd, strainer vine
    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
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