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ID #5765

strainer vine

[Car.; "The vine Luffa cylindrica and its fruit, whose netted, fibrous interior, when dry, was formerly used to strain liquids" DJE] n., Obs? a plant, Luffa acutangula: 1889 (Gardner 383).

Tags: noun, plant

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Last update: 2011-10-31 18:29
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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