ridge gourd

noun
variants: or ridged gourd

Definition of ridge gourd

:angled loofah
  • Ridge gourd is easily found in produce markets and in Asian stores, where it is sold under the name sin qua.
  • —Malvi DoshiCooking Along the Ganges … 2002
  • Angled luffa, grown extensively in Asia, is sometimes referred to as Chinese okra or ridged gourd. The vine is delicate and has night-blooming yellow flowers.
  • —Suzanne Ashworth and Kent WhealySeed to Seed … 2002

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First Known Use of ridge gourd

1983


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