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saponaceous Syllabification: sap·o·na·ceous
Pronunciation: /ˌsapəˈnāSHəs/

Definition of saponaceous in English:

adjective

Of, like, or containing soap; soapy.
Example sentences
  • Its root is saponaceous, and is pounded into a pulp and used instead of soap by the natives.

Origin

Early 18th century: from modern Latin saponaceus (from Latin sapo, sapon- 'soap') + -ous.

Words that rhyme with saponaceous

Athanasius, audacious, bodacious, cactaceous, capacious, carbonaceous, contumacious, Cretaceous, curvaceous, disputatious, edacious, efficacious, fallacious, farinaceous, flirtatious, foliaceous, fugacious, gracious, hellacious, herbaceous, Ignatius, loquacious, mendacious, mordacious, ostentatious, perspicacious, pertinacious, pugnacious, rapacious, sagacious, salacious, sebaceous, sequacious, setaceous, spacious, tenacious, veracious, vexatious, vivacious, voracious

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