green soap


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green soap

n.
A translucent, yellowish-green soft or liquid soap made chiefly from vegetable oils, used in a tincture as a skin or general cleaning agent and to treat mild skin conditions.

green soap

n
(Medicine) med a soft or liquid alkaline soap made from vegetable oils, used in treating certain chronic skin diseases. Also called: soft soap

green′ soap`


n.
a soap made chiefly from potassium hydroxide and linseed oil, used in treating some skin diseases.
[1830–40]
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Noun1.green soap - a soft (or liquid) soap made from vegetable oilsgreen soap - a soft (or liquid) soap made from vegetable oils; used in certain skin diseases
soap - a cleansing agent made from the salts of vegetable or animal fats
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