soapbark: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (sōp'bärk"), [key]
— n.
  1. a Chilean tree, Quillaja saponaria, of the rose family, having evergreen leaves and small, white flowers.
  2. the inner bark of this tree, used as a substitute for soap.
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