false dogwood


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Noun1.false dogwood - evergreen of tropical America having pulpy fruit containing saponin which was used as soap by Native Americansfalse dogwood - evergreen of tropical America having pulpy fruit containing saponin which was used as soap by Native Americans
soapberry, soapberry tree - a tree of the genus Sapindus whose fruit is rich in saponin
genus Sapindus, Sapindus - type genus of the Sapindaceae