Definition of vegetable sponge in English:

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vegetable sponge

noun

Another term for loofah.
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.
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