saponaceous


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saponaceous

 [sa″po-na´shus]
soapy; of soaplike feel or quality.

sap·o·na·ceous

(sap'ō-nā'shŭs),
Soapy; relating to or resembling soap.

sap·o·na·ceous

(sap'ŏ-nā'shŭs)
Soapy; relating to or resembling soap.

saponaceous

Having soap-like properties.
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The debate was a great occasion in the history of reason and scientific understanding, and it was famous for the moment when Wilberforce in his most saponaceous manner asked Huxley whether it was through his grandmother or his grandfather that he claimed descent from a monkey.