saponaceousness
noun see saponaceous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • saponaceousness — See saponaceous. * * * …   Universalium

  • saponaceousness — sap·o·na·ceous·ness …   English syllables

  • saponaceousness — noun see saponaceous …   Useful english dictionary

  • saponaceous — saponaceousness, n. /sap euh nay sheuhs/, adj. resembling soap; soapy. [1700 10; < NL saponaceus, equiv. to L sapon (s. of sapo) SOAP + aceus ACEOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • saponaceous — adjective Etymology: New Latin saponaceus, from Latin sapon , sapo soap, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English sāpe soap Date: 1710 resembling or having the qualities of soap • saponaceousness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • greasiness — Synonyms and related words: downiness, evenness, fatness, fattiness, flatness, frictionlessness, glabriety, glabrousness, glossiness, levelness, lubricity, oiliness, pinguidity, regularity, richness, saponaceousness, saponacity, satininess,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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