Definitions for saltcellarˈsɔltˌsɛl ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. saltcellar(noun)

    a small container for holding salt at the dining table

Webster Dictionary

  1. Saltcellar(noun)

    formerly a large vessel, now a small vessel of glass or other material, used for holding salt on the table

  2. Origin: [OE. saltsaler; salt + F. salire saltcellar, from L. sal salt. See Salt, and cf. Salary.]

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