Definition of Soapweed

1. Noun. Tall arborescent yucca of southwestern United States.

Exact synonyms: Soap Tree, Soap-weed, Yucca Elata
Generic synonyms: Yucca



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Soapweed

soaplessness
soaplike
soapmaking
soaprock
soaproot
soaproots
soaps
soapstar
soapstock
soapstocks
soapstone
soapstones
soapsuds
soapsuds enema
soapsudsy
soapweed (current term)
soapwood
soapwoods
soapwort
soapwort gentian
soapworts
soapy
soapy warm soaks
soar
soar up
soar upwards
soaraway
soare
soared
soarer

Literary usage of Soapweed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bulletin of the National Research Council by National Research Council (U.S.) (1921)
"The soapweed should be fed only during critical periods as the plants are ... The native forage and soapweed for best results need to be supplemented by ..."

2. North American Forest Research: Investigative Projects in Forestry and by Earle Hart Clapp (1920)
"The soapweed should be fed only during'critical periods as the plants are ... The native forage and soapweed for best results need to be supplemented by ..."

3. The Nucleation of the Uncontaminated Atmosphere by Carl Barus (1906)
"They began to gather the soapweed and twist it into a strong rope. The rope was finished ; then White-Headed-Hawk and Crow took it and again flew to the ..."

4. Traditions of the Caddo: Collected Under the Auspices of the Carnegie by George Amos Dorsey (1905)
"They began to gather the soapweed and twist it into a strong rope. The rope was finished ; then White-Headed-Hawk and Crow took it and again flew to the ..."

5. The Mythology of the Wichita by George Amos Dorsey (1904)
"In some wax- she found bunches of soapweed, which she cut and braided so that it was ... Of course, it took lots of soapweed, though they were very stout. ..."

6. The Mythology of the Wichita by George Amos Dorsey (1904)
"Then she moved the rock back into its place. She began to study what to do in order to get down. In some way she found bunches of soapweed ..."

7. Hantaviruses: Emerging Viral Diseases edited by J. S. Mackenzie (1999)
"At Molina A, we found principally Rocky Mountain juniper (Juniperus scopulorum), pinyon pine, small soapweed, and pasture sagebrush. ..."

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