What is another word for soapwort?

Pronunciation: [sˈə͡ʊpwɔːt] (IPA)

Soapwort is a herbaceous plant known for its ability to produce saponins, which are natural soap-like substances. It is also referred to as bouncing bet, soapweed, sweet betty, and wild sweet William. The term "bouncing bet" has been used to describe soapwort because of the plant's ability to make frothy lather when its leaves or roots are crushed and mixed with water. Soapwort is also known as "soapweed" because of its cleaning properties. Other common synonyms include crow soap, hedge pink, latherwort, and Velella. Despite its many names, soapwort is commonly used in the production of cosmetics, shampoos, and other personal care products because of its gentle cleansing properties.

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What are the hypernyms for Soapwort?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Soapwort

It began in a dark grove where there were laughing waters, and ended at a quiet grave overgrown with brambles, nettles, and soapwort.
"Romance of the Rabbit"
Francis Jammes
It contains "saponin," such as the soapwort also specially furnishes.
"Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure"
William Thomas Fernie
Several writers of note aver that such cases have been cured by a decoction of the plant; though perhaps the conclusion has been arrived at through the resemblance between the roots of soapwort and those of Sarsaparilla.
"Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure"
William Thomas Fernie

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