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bouncing Betalso bouncing bet (bĕt)
A perennial Eurasian herb (Saponaria officinalis) of the pink family, planted as an ornamental for its dense clusters of pink to whitish flowers and widely naturalized in the United States. Also called soapwort.
[From Bet, nickname for Elizabeth.]
(Plants) another name for soapwort
a plant, Saponaria officinalis, of the pink family, whose leaves are used for cleansing.
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|Noun||1.||bouncing Bet - plant of European origin having pink or white flowers and leaves yielding a detergent when bruised|
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms