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Definition of "loofah" []

  • A tropical vine, of the genus Luffa, having almost cylindrical fruit with a spongy, fibrous interior; the dishcloth gourd (noun)
  • The dried fibrous interior used as a sponge for bathing (noun)

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Use "loofah" in a sentence
  • "At the final bar, The Horse and Carriage—a total dive, a place where 90 percent of the patrons have never even heard the word loofah, let alone ever used it, but apparently cool to the hipsters in Hollywood—our bar stools faced each other and he suddenly grabbed for my three-day stubbly calves."
  • "Kelly, one of our own at Bramble Berry, made the fabulous orange glycerin loofah soap."
  • "The common name loofah and the scientific name Luffa are derived from the Arabic common name for this plant, lûfa."