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 Doshi, Cooking 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 Whealy, Seed to Seed … , 2002

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1983, in the meaning defined above

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