: 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

Word History


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

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“Sapindus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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