noun \ˈsōp-ˌbärk\

Definition of SOAPBARK

:  a Chilean tree (Quillaja saponaria) of the rose family with glossy leaves and terminal white flowers; also :  its saponin-rich bark used in cleaning and in emulsifying oils

First Known Use of SOAPBARK



noun \ˈsōp-ˌbärk\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SOAPBARK

: a Chilean tree of the genus Quillaja (Q. saponaria) with shiny leaves and white flowers
: the saponin-rich bark of the soapbark tree used in cleaning and in emulsifying oil—called also quillaja


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