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Castile soap

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Castile soap --> hard soap

a soap made with olive oil, or some other suitable oil or fat, and sodium hydroxide; used as a detergent, and in the form of a suppository or soapsuds enema for constipation; used also as an excipient in pills.

Synonym: castile soap.