Definition of dishcloth gourd in English:

dishcloth gourd

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noun

  • North American term for loofah.
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    • The smooth luffa which is without ribs is commonly known as dishcloth gourd or sponge gourd.
    • The vegetable sponge, or dishcloth gourd, has a fibrous interior that can be dried and used as a sponge.
    • The fruit, or loofah, also is known as the dishcloth gourd, rag gourd, or vegetable sponge.

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