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

 soap·wort /-ˌwɝt, ˌwɔrt/

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: WordNet (r) 2.0

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