Definitions for saltcellarˈsɔltˌsɛl ər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

salt•cel•larˈsɔltˌsɛl ər(n.)

  1. a shaker or dish for salt.

Origin of saltcellar:

1400–50; by assimilation to cellar of earlier saler saltcellar, < AF; OF saliere < L salāria, der. of salārius (adj.) pertaining to salt; see salary

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

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