soaproot


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soaproot

(ˈsəʊpˌruːt)
n
(Plants) any plant of the genus Chlorogalum whose roots may be used as a soap substitute
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Apart from Osh and sambusa, another feature of Tajik iftar is a sweet dish called Nishallo, a creamy mass made of sugar, whipped egg whites, cream and soaproot, which is usually used as a dip for bread.
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