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Definition of saponin

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Definition as written by talinum:

Any of the various glucosides found in plants. It produces a soapy lather.

Definition as written by Monocromatico:

While some saponins may be very toxic, even lethal, there are other saponins that are being researched for its anti-oxidant properties, and used against cancer.

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