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dishcloth gourd

  

      n  
1    any of several tropical climbing plants of the cucurbitaceous genus Luffa, esp. L. cylindrica, which is cultivated for ornament and for the fibrous interior of its fruits (see loofah)  
2    the fruit of any of these plants,   (Also called)    vegetable sponge  
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dishcloth  
      n   a cloth or rag for washing or drying dishes,   (Also called (dialect))    dishclout  


dishcloth gourd  
      n  
1    any of several tropical climbing plants of the cucurbitaceous genus Luffa, esp. L. cylindrica, which is cultivated for ornament and for the fibrous interior of its fruits (see loofah)  
2    the fruit of any of these plants,   (Also called)    vegetable sponge  

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dishclout, disco, dish

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