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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bouncing bet /-ˈbɛt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Soap·wort n. Bot. A common plant (Saponaria officinalis) of the Pink family; -- so called because its bruised leaves, when agitated in water, produce a lather like that from soap. Called also Bouncing Bet.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Boun·cing a.
 1. Stout; plump and healthy; lusty; buxom.
    Many tall and bouncing young ladies.   --Thackeray.
 2. Excessive; big. “A bouncing reckoning.”
 Bouncing Bet Bot., the common soapwort (Saponaria officinalis).

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 bouncing Bet
      n : plant of European origin having pink or white flowers and
          leaves yielding a detergent when bruised [syn: soapwort,
           hedge pink, bouncing Bess, Saponaria officinalis]