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Saponaceous Definition

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[adj] having the qualities of soap (and liable to slip away)


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Synonyms

soapy

Misc. Definitions

\Sap`o*na"ceous\, a. [L. sapo, -onis, soap, of Teutonic origin, and akin to E. soap. See {Soap}.] Resembling soap; having the qualities of soap; soapy. Note: Saponaceous bodies are compounds of an acid and a base, and are in reality a kind of salt.

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