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Saponin meaning
[sap-uh-nin]
Definitions of saponin is:
  • noun saponin
    any of a group of amorphous glycosides of terpenes and steroids, occurring in many plants, characterized by an ability to form emulsions and to foam in aqueous solutions, and used as detergents.
  • noun saponin
    any of a group of plant glycosides with a steroid structure that foam when shaken and are used in detergents
  • noun saponin
    any of a group of glycosides, found in soapbark, etc., which form a soapy foam when dissolved in water: used as detergents, etc.