soapberry tree

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n soapberry tree a tree of the genus Sapindus whose fruit is rich in saponin
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Soapberry tree (Bot) Any tree of the genus Sapindus, esp. Sapindus saponaria, the fleshy part of whose fruit is used instead of soap in washing linen; -- also called soap tree.
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