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Noun: dishcloth gourd  'dish,klóth gord
  1. 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
    - luffa, sponge gourd, rag gourd, strainer vine

Derived forms: dishcloth gourds

Type of: vine

Part of: genus Luffa