- belonging to the Sapindaceae, the soapberry family of plants.
Compare soapberry family.
Origin of sapindaceous
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- of, relating to, or belonging to the Sapindaceae, a tropical and subtropical family of trees, shrubs, and lianas including the soapberry, litchi, and supplejack
C19: via New Latin from Latin sāpō soap + Indus Indian
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