Definition of Saponaria

1. Noun. Mostly perennial Old World herbs.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saponaria

Sao Thome e Principe monetary unit
Sao Tiago Island
Sao Tome
Sao Tome and Principe
Sao Tome e Principe
Saone
Saone River
Sapan
Saphar
Sapindaceae
Sapindales
Sapindus drumondii
Sapindus marginatus
Sapindus saponaria
Sapir
Saponaria
Saponaria officinalis
Saponaria vaccaria
Sapotaceae
Sappey
Sappey's fibres
Sappey's plexus
Sappey's veins
Sapphic ode
Sapphick
Sapphire
Sappho
Sapporo

Literary usage of Saponaria

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

1. The Ladies' Flower-garden of Ornamental Perennials by Loudon (Jane) (1843)
"The name of saponaria alludes to the soapy properties of the British species, as even the leaves will make a lather, and take out spots of grease, &c., ..."

2. Curtis's Botanical Magazine Or Flower-garden Displayedby William Curtis, John Sims by William Curtis, John Sims (1803)
"2. p. 87. LYCHNIS vel Ocymoides repens montanum. Bauh.Pin. 206. The saponaria Ocymoides lias been figured in the appendix to the fifth volume of the Flora ..."

3. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1874)
"It is altogether of a bolder type than saponaria, beds of it forming ... There are white varieties both of saponaria and Silène that are equally Fig. 1. ..."

4. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller, Kate Grace Barber Winton (1916)
"The globular seeds of Vaccaria parviflora Moench (saponaria Vac- caria L.) ... Soapwort, or bouncing bet (saponaria officinalis L.), a common roadside weed ..."

5. A Manual of organic materia medica: Being a Guide to Materia Medica of the by John Michael Maisch (1892)
"... which is sparingly soluble in water. Old woody roots are rarely collected. Properties.—Alterative, resembling sarsaparilla. saponaria ..."

6. The Territory of Florida, Or, Sketches of the Topography, Civil and Natural by John Lee Williams (1837)
"Sapindus saponaria, do. near the sea coast. Winter Plumb. Prunus hiemalis, do. back from the coast Gordonia. G. lasianthus, do. Shrubs. Buttonwood. ..."

7. The Ladies' Flower-garden of Ornamental Perennials by Loudon (Jane) (1843)
"The name of saponaria alludes to the soapy properties of the British species, as even the leaves will make a lather, and take out spots of grease, &c., ..."

8. Curtis's Botanical Magazine Or Flower-garden Displayedby William Curtis, John Sims by William Curtis, John Sims (1803)
"2. p. 87. LYCHNIS vel Ocymoides repens montanum. Bauh.Pin. 206. The saponaria Ocymoides lias been figured in the appendix to the fifth volume of the Flora ..."

9. Journal of Horticulture, Cottage Gardener and Country Gentlemen (1874)
"It is altogether of a bolder type than saponaria, beds of it forming ... There are white varieties both of saponaria and Silène that are equally Fig. 1. ..."

10. The Microscopy of Vegetable Foods: With Special Reference to the Detection by Andrew Lincoln Winton, Josef Moeller, Kate Grace Barber Winton (1916)
"The globular seeds of Vaccaria parviflora Moench (saponaria Vac- caria L.) ... Soapwort, or bouncing bet (saponaria officinalis L.), a common roadside weed ..."

11. A Manual of organic materia medica: Being a Guide to Materia Medica of the by John Michael Maisch (1892)
"... which is sparingly soluble in water. Old woody roots are rarely collected. Properties.—Alterative, resembling sarsaparilla. saponaria ..."

12. The Territory of Florida, Or, Sketches of the Topography, Civil and Natural by John Lee Williams (1837)
"Sapindus saponaria, do. near the sea coast. Winter Plumb. Prunus hiemalis, do. back from the coast Gordonia. G. lasianthus, do. Shrubs. Buttonwood. ..."

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