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Definition: polygalic acid
Saponin \Sap"o*nin\, n. [L. sapo, -onis soap: cf. F. saponine.]
A poisonous glucoside found in many plants, as in the root of
soapwort (Saponaria), in the bark of soap bark
(Quillaia), etc. It is extracted as a white amorphous
powder, which occasions a soapy lather in solution, and
produces a local an[ae]sthesia. Formerly called also
struthiin, quillaiin, senegin, polygalic acid, etc.
By extension, any one of a group of related bodies of which
saponin proper is the type.