Word of the Day – Saponaceous

By March 9, 2018 Word of the Day

Saponaceous (adj)

sa-pon-ay-shus

Containing soap; soapy.

Early 18th century: from modern Latin saponaceus (from Latin sapo, sapon- ‘soap’) + -ous.

Example sentences

“It has saponaceous roots; the natives use it all the time.”

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