1. [syn: saponaceous, soapy]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Saponaceous \Sap`o*na"ceous\, a. [L. sapo, -onis, soap, of
Teutonic origin, and akin to E. soap. See Soap.]
Resembling soap; having the qualities of soap; soapy.
Note: Saponaceous bodies are compounds of an acid and a base,
and are in reality a kind of salt.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: resembling or having the qualities of soap; "a soapy
consistency" [syn: saponaceous, soapy]