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saponaria

/ ˌsæpəˈnɛərɪə /

noun



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Word History and Origins

Origin of saponaria1

New Latin, from Late Latin saponarius soapy

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Example Sentences

Infusum saponari, L. From soap-wort root (Saponaria officinalis).

Saponarin, a glucoside found in Saponaria officinalis, is a related compound.

This Saponaria officinalis however differs too much from the remaining properties255 of the struthium.

The saponin separated from Saponaria, and from the corn cockle will be here described.

A handsome wild plant of this order is the Soapwort (Saponaria officinalis).

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