Sapindus

noun
Sa·​pin·​dus | \ səˈpindəs \

Definition of Sapindus

: a genus of tropical and subtropical trees (family Hippocastanaceae) having simply pinnate leaves, flowers nearly regular, and fruit a globose or 2- or 3-lobed berry — see soapberry — compare sapindaceae

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History and Etymology for Sapindus

New Latin, probably from Latin sapo soap + Indus of India, India, from Greek Indos

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“Sapindus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sapindus. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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