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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

salt′ wa′ter(n.)

  1. water containing a large amount of salt.

  2. seawater.

Origin of salt water:

bef. 1000

salt•wa•terˈsɔltˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ər(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to salt water.

  2. inhabiting salt water:

    a saltwater fish.

Origin of saltwater:


Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. salt water(noun)ɔlt

    water from the ocean that contains salt

    a salt water lake


  1. salt water(Noun)

    any water containing dissolved salt; brine


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