Soapwort Definition

sōpwʉrt
noun
Any of a genus (Saponaria) of plants of the pink family, with bright, colorful flowers and sap that forms a lather with water, including the bouncing Bet.
Webster's New World

Any perennial herb of the genus Saponaria.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
  • Saponaria officinalis
  • bouncing Bess
  • bouncing bet
  • hedge pink
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Other Word Forms of Soapwort

Noun

Singular:
soapwort
Plural:
soapworts

Origin of Soapwort

  • soap +"Ž wort, from the soapy matter formed when the leaves are agitated in water.

    From Wiktionary

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