vegetable sponge


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vegetable sponge

n.
See loofah.
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vegetable sponge

n
(Plants) another name for dishcloth gourd
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Noun1.vegetable sponge - the loofah climber that has cylindrical fruit
dishcloth gourd, rag gourd, sponge gourd, strainer vine, luffa - any of several tropical annual climbers having large yellow flowers and edible young fruits; grown commercially for the mature fruit's dried fibrous interior that is used as a sponge
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Luffa cylindrical common names include vegetable sponge and dishcloth gourd.
She takes leftover pieces of a vegetable sponge - a loofah - and mixes them with other vegetable matter and recycled plastic to form strong panels that can be assembled into simple structures including houses.