Definitions for "Soapwort"
A common plant (Saponaria officinalis) of the Pink family; -- so called because its bruised leaves, when agitated in water, produce a lather like that from soap. Called also Bouncing Bet.
plant of European origin having pink or white flowers and leaves yielding a detergent when bruised
a useful perennial for sun to very light shade where it will quickly cover a sizeable area of ground and cover itself with masses of small flowers starting in mid-spring