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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Plant of European origin having pink or white flowers and leaves yielding a detergent when bruised.

Usage examples (11)
  • Extract the soapwort by maceration or percolation.
  • They had fished in the afternoon-Ayla showed him how she tickled a fish out of the water by hand-then she found soapwort and they had bathed and washed their hair.
  • As for shampoo JUst take out Chemicals it works even better by using soapwort and yuccah in farmers would be glad to pay you to get rid of them as thay consider as weeds.
  • She put divers herbs in it, herbs yielding coloured juices such as safflower and alkanet, and soapwort and fleawort to give consistency or 'body' to the lye; she put in... for more
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