noun, plural soapberries.
the fruit of any of certain tropical or subtropical trees of the genus Sapindus, especially S. saponaria, used as a substitute for soap.
the tree itself.
noun (pl) -ries
any of various chiefly tropical American sapindaceous trees of the genus Sapindus, esp S. saponaria (or S. marginatus), having pulpy fruit containing saponin
a related plant, S. drummondii, of the southwestern US
the fruit of any of these trees
noun 1. the plant family Sapindaceae, characterized by chiefly tropical trees, shrubs, or herbaceous vines having compound leaves, clustered flowers, and berrylike, fleshy, or capsular fruit, and including the balloon vine, golden rain tree, litchi, and soapberry.
- Soap boiler
noun 1. a manufacturer of soap
noun 1. Also, soap box. an improvised platform, as one on a street, from which a speaker delivers an informal speech, an appeal, or political harangue. adjective 2. of, relating to, or characteristic of a speaker or speech from a soapbox. noun 1. a box or crate for packing soap 2. a crate used as […]
Trademark. 1. a race for children driving motorless, wooden vehicles built by the drivers to resemble racing cars.