loofah

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

loo·fah

noun \ˈlü-fə\

: a rough sponge that is made from the dried fruit of a tropical plant and that people use to wash their bodies

Full Definition of LOOFAH

1
:  any of a genus (Luffa) of Old World tropical plants of the gourd family with large fruits; also :  its fruit
2
:  a sponge consisting of the fibrous skeleton of the fruit of a loofah (especially Luffa aegyptiaca)

Variants of LOOFAH

loo·fah also luf·fa \ˈlü-fə\

Origin of LOOFAH

New Latin luffa, from Arabic lūf
First Known Use: 1887

Rhymes with LOOFAH

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