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Meaning of QUILLAIA BARK

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Quil*la"ia bark`\ (Bot.)
The bark of a rosaceous tree ({Quillaja Saponaria}), native
of Chili. The bark is finely laminated, and very heavy with
alkaline substances, and is used commonly by the Chilians
instead of soap. Also called {soap bark}.

 

 

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