a Californian plant, Chlorogalum pomeridianum, of the lily family, the bulb of which was used by the Indians as a soap.
any of various other plants having parts that can be used as a soap.
noun 1. a massive variety of talc with a soapy or greasy feel, used for hearths, washtubs, tabletops, carved ornaments, etc. noun 1. a massive compact soft variety of talc, used for making tabletops, hearths, ornaments, etc Also called steatite soapstone (sōp’stōn’) A soft metamorphic rock composed mostly of the mineral talc, but also including […]
noun, (used with a plural verb) 1. suds made with water and soap. plural noun 1. foam or lather made from soap
noun 1. a plant, Saponaria officinalis, of the pink family, whose leaves are used for cleansing. noun 1. a Eurasian caryophyllaceous plant, Saponaria officinalis, having rounded clusters of fragrant pink or white flowers and leaves that were formerly used as a soap substitute Also called bouncing Bet
adjective, soapier, soapiest. 1. containing or impregnated with soap: soapy water. 2. covered with soap or lather: soapy dishes. 3. of the nature of soap; resembling soap: a soft, soapy fiber. 4. pertaining to or characteristic of soap: a clean, soapy smell. 5. Informal. characteristic or reminiscent of a soap opera; melodramatic; corny: a soapy […]