Soopolallie meaning

A variety of deciduous shrub (Shepherdia canadensis), the Canadian buffaloberry, the red fruit/berries of which may be used in the production of a frothy, aromatic drink.
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Origin of soopolallie

  • Chinook Jargon, from soop (“soap”) (from English) + olallie, ollalie (“berry”) (from a Kwak'wala or Chinook word for berries). Compare English soapberry.

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