Soaproot
Soaproot Soap"root`, n. (Bot.) A perennial herb ({Gypsophila Struthium}) the root of which is used in Spain as a substitute for soap. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • soaproot — putoklis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Gvazdikinių (Caryophyllaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Saponaria). atitikmenys: lot. Saponaria angl. soaproot; soapwort vok. Hundnelke; Seifenkraut rus. мыльнянка lenk. mydlnica …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • soaproot — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : any of several southern European herbs of the genus Gypsophila whose roots are used as a substitute for soap 2. : sand lily 3. : soapwort 1 4. : soap plant a …   Useful english dictionary

  • california soaproot — noun Usage: usually capitalized C : soapplant a …   Useful english dictionary

  • egyptian soaproot — noun Usage: usually capitalized E : a European herb (Gypsophila struthium) having a 5 angled inflated calyx …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gypsophila Struthium — Soaproot Soap root , n. (Bot.) A perennial herb ({Gypsophila Struthium}) the root of which is used in Spain as a substitute for soap. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Chlorogalum — Soap plant Wavy leafed Soap Plant (Chlorogalum pomeridianum) Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • Chris Brown (dancer) — Chris Brown performing as Chief Lemme in 1950 A flicker quill headband made by Ch …   Wikipedia

  • Saponin — Saponins Chemical structure of the saponin solanine Saponins are a class of chemical compounds, one of many secondary metabolites found in natural sources, with saponins found in particular abundance in various plant species. More specifically,… …   Wikipedia

  • Laundry — is hung to dry above an Italian street. Laundry hanging out of flats for d …   Wikipedia

  • Chlorogalum pomeridianum — Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”