Definition of False dogwood

1. Noun. Evergreen of tropical America having pulpy fruit containing saponin which was used as soap by Native Americans.

Exact synonyms: China Tree, Chinaberry, Jaboncillo, Sapindus Saponaria
Generic synonyms: Soapberry, Soapberry Tree
Group relationships: Genus Sapindus, Sapindus

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Lexicographical Neighbors of False Dogwood

false cognate
false cognates
false colour
false consciousness
false consciousnesses
false coxa vara
false cyst
false dawn
false deathcap
false dextrocardia
false dichotomy
false dilemma
false diphtheria
false diverticulum
false dogwood (current term)
false dominance
false dragon head
false dragonhead
false easting
false economy
false etymology
false face
false flat
false foxglove
false friend
false friends
false fruit
false garlic
false gavial

Literary usage of False dogwood

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1. Familiar Lectures on Botany, Practical, Elementary, and Physiological: With by Lincoln Phelps (1849)
"... S-lobed, at the base sub cordate, acuminate, •»unale-toothed, glaucous beneath ; pedan- 27» sitia'tum, (striped maple, false dogwood, moosewood, g. ..."

2. Our Trees: A Popular Account of the Trees in the Streets and Gardens of by John Robinson (1891)
"For the Acer pennsylvanicum, we have: striped-maple,moose-wood, striped-dogwood, false-dogwood, goose-foot maple, and whistle-wood, names given to one tree ..."

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