What does sapindus mean?

Definitions for sapindus
sapin·dus

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sapindus.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Sapindus, genus Sapindusnoun

    type genus of the Sapindaceae

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sapindusnoun

    a genus of tropical and subtropical trees with pinnate leaves and panicled flowers. The fruits of some species are used instead of soap, and their round black seeds are made into necklaces

    Etymology: [NL., fr. L. sapo soap + Indicus Indian.]

Freebase

  1. Sapindus

    Sapindus is a genus of about five to twelve species of shrubs and small trees in the Lychee family, Sapindaceae, native to warm temperate to tropical regions in both the Old World and New World. The genus includes both deciduous and evergreen species. Members of the genus are commonly known as soapberries or soapnuts because the fruit pulp is used to make soap. The generic name is derived from the Latin words saponis, meaning "soap", and indicus, meaning "of India". The leaves are alternate, 15–40 cm long, pinnate, with 14-30 leaflets, the terminal leaflet often absent. The flowers form in large panicles, each flower small, creamy white. The fruit is a small leathery-skinned drupe 1–2 cm in diameter, yellow ripening blackish, containing one to three seeds.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sapindus

    sā-pin′dus, n. a genus of polypetalous trees, as Soapberry. [L. sapo Indicus, Indian soap.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Sapindus

    A plant genus of the family SAPINDACEAE that contain SAPONINS.

Matched Categories

How to pronounce sapindus?

How to say sapindus in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sapindus in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sapindus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Images & Illustrations of sapindus

  1. sapindus


Translations for sapindus

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for sapindus »

Translation

Find a translation for the sapindus definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these sapindus definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "sapindus." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 25 Jan. 2022. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/sapindus>.

    Are we missing a good definition for sapindus? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    • A. tingle
    • B. whitewash
    • C. vigorish
    • D. serendipity

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for sapindus: