Saponaria officinalis
Fuller Full"er, n. [AS. fullere, fr. L. fullo. See {Full}, v. t.] One whose occupation is to full cloth. [1913 Webster]

{Fuller's earth}, a variety of clay, used in scouring and cleansing cloth, to imbibe grease.

{Fuller's herb} (Bot.), the soapwort ({Saponaria officinalis}), formerly used to remove stains from cloth.

{Fuller's thistle} or {Fuller's weed} (Bot.), the teasel ({Dipsacus fullonum}) whose burs are used by fullers in dressing cloth. See {Teasel}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Saponaria officinalis — noun plant of European origin having pink or white flowers and leaves yielding a detergent when bruised • Syn: ↑soapwort, ↑hedge pink, ↑bouncing Bet, ↑bouncing Bess • Hypernyms: ↑flower • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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