HyperDic: bouncing_bess

English > 1 sense of the expression bouncing Bess:
NOUNplantbouncing Bess, soapwort, hedge pink, bouncing Bet, Saponaria officinalisplant of European origin having pink or white flowers and leaves yielding a detergent when bruised
English > bouncing Bess: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningplant of European origin having pink or white flowers and leaves yielding a detergent when bruised.
Synonymssoapwort, hedge pink, bouncing Bet, Saponaria officinalis
Member ofSaponaria, genus SaponariaMostly perennial Old World herbs
BroaderflowerA plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
Spanishjabonera
CatalanSaponaria officinalis

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