Definition of Luffas

1. Noun. (plural of luffa) ¹



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Definition of Luffas

1. luffa [n] - See also: luffa

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Luffas

ludships
ludwig's angina
ludwigite
ludwigites
lued
lues
luetheite
luetic
luetic mask
luetics
lufenuron
luff
luffa
luffas (current term)
luffed
luffer
luffers
luffing
luffs
luftmensch
luftmenschen
lug
lug bolt
lug bolts
lug nut
lug wrench
luge
luged

Literary usage of Luffas

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1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"Of late years, the luffas have come into prominence in American gardens, ... In this country, luffas are grown mostly for curiosity and ornament. ..."

2. Commercial Raw Materials: Their Origin, Preparation and Uses by Charles Robinson Toothaker, S. F. Aaron, B. H. A. Groth, Philadelphia museums (1905)
"... luffas, or vegetable sponges, are the cleaned fibrous parts of LUFFA the ripe fruit of the dish rag vine (Luffa species) of the gourd family. ..."

3. Reportby Joseph Goodwin Rogers, Indiana by Joseph Goodwin Rogers, Indiana (1907)
"... quarts 134 luffas ' 4 Mint 9 Onions (green) 3428 Onions (dry) 4480 Onions (pickled) ! 78 Okra 30 Potatoes 24138 Parsnips 3384 Peas 2245 Pumpkins 1181 ..."

4. Report by Joseph Goodwin Rogers, Indiana (1908)
"7 Eggs, dozen 689 Egg plant 59 Endive 156 Ensilage 347200 Fodder, shocks 85 Grapes 15036 Gooseberries 629 Horseradish 1406 Kohlrabi 344 Lettuce 2778 luffas ..."

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