• WordNet 3.6
    • n loofah the loofah climber that has cylindrical fruit
    • n loofah the dried fibrous part of the fruit of a plant of the genus Luffa; used as a washing sponge or strainer
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In literature:

Rub over with loofah.
"The War in the Air" by Herbert George Wells
He waited by the counter, inhaling slowly the keen reek of drugs, the dusty dry smell of sponges and loofahs.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
It weaves a nest which looks like a ragged loofah with a hole in the side.
"A Bird Calendar for Northern India" by Douglas Dewar
Mr. LAURENCE BINYON, the poet and art critic, confessed that some of his choicest lyrics had been composed when he was using a loofah.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 146, March 18, 1914" by Various
All sorts of toilet luxuries were at hand, pretty coloured soaps, loofahs, lavender-water, ammonia, violet powder, violet scent.
"An Australian Lassie" by Lilian Turner
So Leslie picked up her chum's rough towels, her loofah and her verbena-scented soap.
"The Boy with Wings" by Berta Ruck
Eleanor is the roughest and toughest loofah that was ever known.
"Poor Relations" by Compton Mackenzie

In news:

But using another grown man's loofah .
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Before you start any sunless tanning process, either at home or at the salon, be sure to scrub your entire body with a loofah and exfoliating body wash.