Saponaceous definitions

săp'ə-nā'shəs
Having the qualities of soap.
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Soapy or soaplike.
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Resembling soap; having the qualities of soap; soapy.
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Slippery, evasive.
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Origin of saponaceous

Latin sapo, -onis, soap; of Teutonic origin, and akin to English soap. See Soap