Definition of vegetable sponge in English:

vegetable sponge

Line breaks: vege|table sponge

noun

  • another term for loofah.
    More example sentences
    • Popular in European spas and Asian Baths, vegetable sponges are said to be the key to better health.
    • Loofah or vegetable sponges come from the fibrous interior of two species of gourds native to tropical Asia.
    • Luffa, the vegetable sponge or dishrag gourd, originated in tropical Asia, reaching China about 600 A.D.

More definitions of vegetable sponge

Definition of vegetable sponge in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day kerf
Pronunciation: kəːf
noun
a slit made by cutting with a saw