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Definition 1: 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 - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for luffa in the sense of this definition

(luffa is a kind of ...) a plant with a weak stem that derives support from climbing, twining, or creeping along a surface

(... is a kind of luffa ) the loofah climber that has cylindrical fruit

(... is a kind of luffa ) loofah of Pakistan; widely cultivated throughout tropics

(luffa is a part of ...) the dried fibrous part of the fruit of a plant of the genus Luffa; used as a washing sponge or strainer

(... is a member of luffa) dishcloth gourds

Definition 2: the dried fibrous part of the fruit of a plant of the genus Luffa; used as a washing sponge or strainer - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for luffa in the sense of this definition

(luffa is a kind of ...) a slender and greatly elongated substance capable of being spun into yarn

(... is part of luffa) 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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