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Saint Peter, Lake
geographical name expansion of St. Lawrence River Canada between Sorel-Tracy & Trois-Rivières, Quebec
Saint Peters
geographical name city E Missouri WNW of St. Louis population 51,381
Saint Petersburg
geographical name 1. city W Florida on Pinellas Peninsula SW of Tampa population 248,232 2. (or 1914-24 Petrograd) (or 1924-91 Leningrad) city W Russia in Europe, at E end ...
Saint Simons Island
geographical name island SE Georgia in the Atlantic
Saint Thomas
geographical name 1. island West Indies, one of the Virgin Islands of the United States area 32 square miles (83 square kilometers) 2. — see Charlotte Amalie 3. city ...
Saint Valentine's Day
noun Etymology: Saint Valentine died ab270 Italian priest Date: 14th century Valentine's Day
Saint Vincent
geographical name island British West Indies in central Windwards; with N Grenadines became independent 1979 as Saint Vincent and the Grenadines capital Kingstown area 150 ...
Saint Vincent, Cape
or Portuguese Cabo de São Vicente geographical name cape SW Portugal
Saint Vincent, Gulf
geographical name inlet of Indian Ocean Australia in South Australia E of Yorke Peninsula
Saint Vitus' dance
noun Etymology: Saint Vitus, 3d century Christian child martyr Date: 1621 chorea — called also Saint Vitus's dance
Saint Vitus's dance
noun see Saint Vitus' dance
saint's day
noun Date: 15th century a day in a church calendar on which a saint is commemorated
Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville
geographical name town Canada in S Quebec E of Montreal population 23,843
Saint-Cloud
geographical name commune France, WSW suburb of Paris population 28,673
Saint-Constant
geographical name town Canada in S Quebec S of Montreal population 22,577
Saint-Cyr-l'École
geographical name commune N France W of Versailles population 17,795
Saint-Denis
geographical name 1. commune N France NNE of Paris population 90,806 2. commune capital of Réunion Island population 100,926
Saint-Étienne
geographical name city SE central France population 201,569
Saint-Eustache
geographical name town Canada in S Quebec population 40,378
Saint-François
geographical name see Saint Francis 2
Saint-Gaudens
biographical name Augustus 1848-1907 American (Irish-born) sculptor
Saint-Germain
or Saint-Germain-en-Laye geographical name commune N France WNW of Paris population 41,710
Saint-Germain-en-Laye
geographical name see Saint-Germain
Saint-Gilles
or Flemish Sint-Gillis geographical name commune central Belgium near Brussels population 42,684
Saint-Hubert
geographical name town Canada in S Quebec E of Montreal population 75,912
Saint-Hyacinthe
geographical name town Canada in S Quebec E of Montreal population 38,739
Saint-Jean, Lake
or Lac Saint-Jean geographical name lake Canada in S Quebec draining through the Saguenay to the St. Lawrence area 414 square miles (1072 square kilometers)
Saint-Jean-de-Luz
geographical name town SW France on Bay of Biscay SW of Biarritz population 13,181
Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu
geographical name town Canada in S Quebec SE of Montreal population 37,386
Saint-Jérôme
geographical name town Canada in S Quebec NW of Montreal population 24,583
Saint-John's-wort
noun Etymology: Saint John the Baptist Date: 15th century 1. any of a large genus (Hypericum of the family Guttiferae, the Saint-John's-wort family) of cosmopolitan herbs and ...
Saint-Just
biographical name Louis (-Antoine-Léon) de 1767-1794 French revolutionary
Saint-Laurent
geographical name town Canada in S Quebec on Montreal Island population 77,391
Saint-Léonard
geographical name town Canada in S Quebec N of Montreal population 69,604
Saint-Lô
geographical name commune NW France population 22,819
Saint-Louis
geographical name 1. city & port Senegal on island at mouth of Senegal River; formerly capital of Senegal population 125,717 2. city & port Réunion
Saint-Malo
geographical name city & port NW France in Brittany on island in Gulf of Saint-Malo population 49,274
Saint-Malo, Gulf of
geographical name arm of English Channel NW France between Cotentin Peninsula & Brittany
Saint-Maur-des-Fossés
geographical name commune N France SE of Paris on the Marne population 77,492
Saint-Mihiel
geographical name town NE France on the Meuse population 5435
Saint-Nazaire
geographical name commune & port NW France at mouth of the Loire population 66,087
Saint-Ouen
geographical name commune France, N suburb of Paris population 42,611
Saint-Pierre
biographical name — see Bernardin de Saint-Pierre
Saint-Pierre and Miquelon
geographical name French islands in the Atlantic off S Newfoundland capital St.-Pierre, area 93 square miles (242 square kilometers), population 6400
Saint-Quentin
geographical name commune N France on the Somme NW of Laon population 62,085
Saint-Saëns
biographical name (Charles-) Camille 1835-1921 French composer
Saint-Simon
I. biographical name (Claude-) Henri de (Rouvroy) 1760-1825 Comte de Saint-Simon French philosopher & social scientist II. biographical name Louis de Rouvroy 1675-1755 Duc de ...
Saint-Tropez
geographical name commune SE France on the Mediterranean SW of Cannes population 4484
saintdom
noun see saint I
Sainte-Beuve
biographical name Charles-Augustin 1804-1869 French critic & author
Sainte-Foy
geographical name town Canada in SE Quebec SW of Quebec city population 72,547
Sainte-Julie
geographical name town Canada in S Quebec E of Montreal population 26,580
Sainte-Thérèse
geographical name town Canada in S Quebec population 24,269
sainted
adjective Date: 1593 1. saintly, pious 2. befitting or relating to a saint 3. entered into heaven ; dead 4. much admired ; idolized
sainthood
noun Date: 1550 1. the quality or state of being a saint 2. saints as a group
saintlike
adjective see saint I
saintliness
noun see saintly
saintly
adjective (saintlier; -est) Date: 1534 relating to, resembling, or befitting a saint ; holy • saintliness noun
Saintonge
geographical name region & former province of France on Bay of Biscay N of the Gironde capital Saintes
Saintsbury
biographical name George Edward Bateman 1845-1933 English critic
saintship
noun Date: 1631 sainthood 1
Saionji
biographical name Prince Kimmochi 1849-1940 Japanese statesman
Saipan
geographical name island W Pacific in S central Marianas area 70 square miles (182 square kilometers), population 38,896 • Saipanese adjective or noun
Saipanese
adjective or noun see Saipan
Saïs
geographical name ancient city Egypt in Nile Delta
saith
archaic present third singular of say
saithe
noun (plural saithe) Etymology: of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse seithr coalfish Date: 1632 pollack 1
Saiva
noun Etymology: Sanskrit Śaiva, from Śiva Shiva Date: 1810 a member of a major Hindu sect devoted to the cult of Shiva • Saivism noun
Saivism
noun see Saiva
Sajama
geographical name mountain 21,391 feet (6520 meters) W Bolivia near Chilean boundary
Sakai
geographical name city Japan in S Honshu on Osaka Bay population 807,859
Sakakawea, Lake
geographical name reservoir about 200 miles (322 kilometers) long W North Dakota formed in the Missouri by the Garrison Dam
Sakarya
geographical name river about 500 miles (804 kilometers) NW Turkey in Asia flowing into the Black Sea E of the Bosporus
sake
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, dispute, guilt, purpose, from Old English sacu guilt, action at law; akin to Old High German sahha action at law, cause, Old English sēcan to ...
saker
noun Etymology: Middle English sacre, from Anglo-French, from Arabic ṣaqr Date: 15th century a grayish-brown Old World falcon (Falco cherrug) that is used in falconry
Sakha
or Yakutia geographical name autonomous republic E central Russia in Asia capital Yakutsk area 1,198,146 square miles (3,103,198 square kilometers), population 1,093,000
Sakhalin
or formerly Saghalien or Japanese Karafuto geographical name island SE Russia in Asia in Sea of Okhotsk N of Hokkaido; formerly (1905-45) divided between Russia & Japan area ...
Sakharov
biographical name Andrey Dmitriyevich 1921-1989 Russian physicist
Saki
biographical name — see H. H. Munro
saki
noun see sake II
Sakishima Islands
geographical name island group Japan in S Ryukyus off E coast of N Taiwan; occupied 1945-72 by the United States area 343 square miles (888 square kilometers)
Sakkara
geographical name — see saqqara
Sakmann
biographical name Bert 1942- German biochemist
Sakonnet River
geographical name inlet of the Atlantic SE Rhode Island, E of Aquidneck Island
Sakta
noun or adjective see Shakta
Sakti
variant of Shakti
Saktism
variant of Shaktism
sal
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin — more at salt Date: 14th century salt
sal ammoniac
noun Etymology: Middle English sal armoniak, from Latin sal ammoniacus, literally, salt of Ammon Date: 14th century ammonium chloride
sal Atticum
foreign term Etymology: Latin Attic salt ; wit
sal volatile
noun Etymology: New Latin, literally, volatile salt Date: 1654 smelling salts
salaam
I. noun Etymology: Arabic salām, literally, peace Date: 1611 1. an obeisance performed by bowing very low and placing the right palm on the forehead 2. a salutation or ...
salaam alaikum
foreign term Etymology: Arabic as-salāmu ‘alaykum peace to you — used as a traditional greeting among Muslims
Salaberry-de-Valleyfield
or Valleyfield geographical name town Canada in S Quebec SW of Montreal population 26,170
salability
noun see salable
salable
or saleable adjective Date: 1530 capable of being or fit to be sold ; marketable • salability noun
salacious
adjective Etymology: Latin salac-, salax, from salire to move spasmodically, leap — more at sally Date: circa 1645 1. arousing or appealing to sexual desire or imagination ...
salaciously
adverb see salacious
salaciousness
noun see salacious
salad
noun Etymology: Middle English salade, from Middle French, from Old Italian (northern dialects) salata, salada, from salar to salt, from sal salt, from Latin Date: 14th ...
salad bar
noun Date: 1937 a self-service counter (as in a restaurant) featuring an array of salad makings and dressings
salad days
noun plural Date: 1606 time of youthful inexperience or indiscretion ; also an early flourishing period ; heyday
salad oil
noun Date: 1537 an edible vegetable oil suitable for use in salad dressings
Saladin
biographical name 1137(or 1138)-1193 Salāḥ Ad-dīn Yūsuf Ibn Ayyūb Syrian commander & vizier in Egypt
Salado
geographical name 1. (or in upper course Juramento) river 1120 miles (1802 kilometers) N Argentina flowing from the Andes SE into the Paraná 2. (or in upper course ...
salal
noun Etymology: Chinook Jargon, from Lower Chinook sálal Date: 1825 a small evergreen shrub (Gaultheria shallon) of the heath family found on the Pacific coast of North ...
Salam
biographical name Abdus 1926-1996 Pakistani physicist
Salamanca
geographical name 1. province W Spain area 4763 square miles (12,336 square kilometers), population 357,801 2. commune, its capital, WNW of Madrid population 162,888
salamander
noun Etymology: Middle English salamandre, from Anglo-French, from Latin salamandra, from Greek Date: 14th century 1. a mythical animal having the power to endure fire ...
salamandrine
adjective see salamander
Salamaua
geographical name town Papua New Guinea on Huon Gulf
Salambria
geographical name — see Peneus
salami
noun Etymology: Italian, plural of salame salami, from salare to salt, from sale salt, from Latin sal — more at salt Date: 1850 a highly seasoned sausage of pork and beef ...
Salamis
geographical name 1. ancient city Cyprus on E coast 2. island Greece in Saronic Gulf off Attica
salariat
noun Etymology: French, from salaire salary (from Latin salarium) + -ariat (as in prolétariat proletariat) Date: 1917 the class or body of salaried persons usually as ...
salaried
adjective see salary
salary
noun (plural -ries) Etymology: Middle English salarie, from Anglo-French, from Latin salarium pension, salary, from neuter of salarius of salt, from sal salt — more at salt ...
salaryman
noun Etymology: Japanese sararī-man, from English salary + man Date: 1962 a Japanese white-collar businessman
Salazar
biographical name Antonio de Oliveira 1889-1970 Portuguese dictator (1932-68)
salchow
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Ulrich Salchow died 1949 Swedish figure skater Date: 1921 a figure-skating jump with a takeoff from the back inside edge of one ...
Saldanha Bay
geographical name inlet of the Atlantic on W coast of Western Cape province, Republic of South Africa
sale
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English sala; akin to Old High German sala transfer, Old English sellan to sell — more at sell Date: before 12th century 1. the act ...
Salé
or formerly Sallee geographical name city & port NW Morocco, N suburb of Rabat population 289,391
saleable
adjective see salable
Salem
geographical name 1. city & port NE Massachusetts NE of Lynn population 40,407 2. town SE New Hampshire E of Nashua population 28,112 3. city capital of Oregon on ...
salep
noun Etymology: French or Spanish, both from Arabic dialect saḥlab, perhaps alteration of Arabic (khuṣy al-)tha‘lab, literally, testicles of the fox Date: 1736 the ...
saleratus
noun Etymology: New Latin sal aeratus aerated salt Date: 1837 a leavening agent consisting of potassium or sodium bicarbonate
Salernitan
adjective or noun see Salerno
Salerno
geographical name commune & port S Italy on Gulf of Salerno (inlet of Tyrrhenian Sea) ESE of Naples population 152,159 • Salernitan adjective or noun
saleroom
chiefly British variant of salesroom
sales
adjective Date: 1840 of, relating to, or used in selling
sales slip
noun Date: 1926 a receipt for a purchase
sales tax
noun Date: 1921 a tax levied on the sale of goods and services that is usually calculated as a percentage of the purchase price and collected by the seller
salesclerk
noun Date: 1926 a salesperson in a store
salesgirl
noun Date: 1887 saleswoman
Salesian
noun Date: 1884 a member of the Society of St. Francis de Sales founded by St. John Bosco in Turin, Italy in the 19th century and devoted chiefly to education
saleslady
noun Date: 1856 saleswoman
salesman
noun Date: 1523 one who sells in a given territory, in a store, or by telephone
salesmanship
noun Date: 1880 1. the skill or art of selling 2. ability or effectiveness in selling or in presenting persuasively
salespeople
noun plural Date: 1876 persons employed to sell goods or services
salesperson
noun Date: 1901 a salesman or saleswoman
salesroom
noun Date: 1840 a place where goods are displayed for sale; especially an auction room
saleswoman
noun Date: 1704 a woman who sells in a given territory, in a store, or by telephone
Salford
geographical name urban area NW England in Greater Manchester population 98,024
salic
adjective Etymology: by alteration Date: 1902 sialic
Salic
also Salique adjective Etymology: Middle French or Medieval Latin; Middle French salique, from Medieval Latin Salicus, from Late Latin Salii Salic Franks Date: circa 1548 of, ...
Salic law
noun Date: 1599 1. a rule held to derive from the legal code of the Salic Franks excluding females from the line of succession to a throne 2. the legal code of the Salic ...
salicin
noun Etymology: French salicine, from Latin salic-, salix willow — more at sallow Date: 1830 a bitter white crystalline glucoside C13H18O7 found in the bark and leaves of ...
salicylate
noun Date: 1842 a salt or ester of salicylic acid
salicylic acid
noun Etymology: French salicylique, from salicyle, the group HOC6H4CO, from salicine salicin + -yle -yl Date: 1840 a crystalline phenolic acid C7H6O3 that is used medicinally ...
salience
noun Date: 1836 1. the quality or state of being salient 2. a striking point or feature ; highlight
saliency
noun (plural -cies) Date: 1664 salience
salient
I. adjective Etymology: Latin salient-, saliens, present participle of salire to leap — more at sally Date: 1646 1. moving by leaps or springs ; jumping 2. jetting ...
saliently
adverb see salient I
Salieri
biographical name Antonio 1750-1825 Austrian (Italian-born) composer
Salina
geographical name city central Kansas on Smoky Hill River population 45,679
Salinas
geographical name 1. river 150 miles (241 kilometers) W California flowing NW into Monterey Bay 2. city W California near Monterey Bay population 151,060 3. city S Puerto ...
Salinas de Gortari
biographical name Carlos 1948- president of Mexico (1988-94)
Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument
geographical name reservation central New Mexico containing archaeological ruins
saline
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French salin, from Latin salinus, from sal salt — more at salt Date: 15th century 1. consisting of or containing salt ...
Salinger
biographical name J(erome) D(avid) 1919- American novelist
salinity
noun see saline I
salinization
noun see salinize
salinize
transitive verb (-nized; -nizing) Date: 1926 to treat or impregnate with salt • salinization noun
salinometer
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary saline + -o- + -meter Date: 1844 an instrument (as a hydrometer) for measuring the amount of salt in a solution
Salique
variant of salic
Salisbury
I. biographical name 1st Earl of & 3d Marquis of — see Cecil II. geographical name 1. city SE Maryland population 23,743 2. city W central North Carolina SSW of ...
Salisbury Plain
geographical name plateau S England in Wiltshire NW of Salisbury
Salisbury steak
noun Etymology: James Henry Salisbury died 1905 American physician Date: 1897 ground beef mixed with egg, milk, bread crumbs, and seasonings and formed into a large patty and ...
Salish
noun Etymology: Flathead dialect of Interior Salish séliš, a self-designation Date: 1831 1. a group of American Indian peoples of British Columbia and the northwestern ...
Salishan
adjective or noun see Salish
saliva
noun Etymology: Latin Date: 15th century a slightly alkaline secretion of water, mucin, protein, salts, and often a starch-splitting enzyme (as ptyalin) that is secreted into ...
salivary
adjective Date: 1709 of or relating to saliva or the glands that secrete it; especially producing or carrying saliva
salivate
intransitive verb (-vated; -vating) Date: circa 1706 1. to have a flow of saliva especially in excess 2. to show great desire or anticipation ; drool • salivation noun ...
salivation
noun see salivate
salivator
noun see salivate
Salk
biographical name Jonas Edward 1914-1995 American physician
Salk vaccine
noun Etymology: Jonas Salk Date: 1954 a vaccine consisting of poliomyelitis virus inactivated with formaldehyde
salle à manger
foreign term Etymology: French dining room
Sallee
geographical name see Salé
sallet
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French sallade Date: 15th century a light 15th century helmet with or without a visor and with a projection over the neck
sallow
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English sealh; akin to Old High German salha sallow, Latin salix willow Date: before 12th century any of several Old World ...
sallowish
adjective see sallow II
sallowness
noun see sallow II
Sallust
biographical name circa 86-35(or 34) B.C. Gaius Sallustius Crispus Roman historian & politician • Sallustian adjective
Sallustian
adjective see Sallust
sally
I. noun (plural sallies) Etymology: Middle French saillie, from Old French, from saillir to rush forward, from Latin salire to leap; akin to Greek hallesthai to leap Date: ...
Sally Lunn
noun Etymology: Sally Lunn, 18th century English baker Date: 1780 a slightly sweetened yeast-leavened bread
sally port
noun Date: 1649 1. a gate or passage in a fortified place for use by troops making a sortie 2. a secure entryway (as at a prison) that consists of a series of doors or ...
salmagundi
noun Etymology: French salmigondis Date: circa 1674 1. a salad plate of chopped meats, anchovies, eggs, and vegetables arranged in rows for contrast and dressed with a salad ...
salmi
noun Etymology: French salmis, short for salmigondis Date: 1759 a ragout of partly roasted game stewed in a rich sauce
salmon
noun (plural salmon; also salmons) Etymology: Middle English samon, from Anglo-French salmon, samon, from Latin salmon-, salmo Date: 13th century 1. a. a large anadromous ...
Salmon
geographical name river 420 miles (676 kilometers) central Idaho flowing into Snake River
salmon pink
noun Date: 1882 a strong yellowish pink
Salmon River Mountains
geographical name mountains central Idaho; many peaks over 9000 feet (2743 meters)
salmonberry
noun Date: 1844 a showy red-flowered raspberry (Rubus spectabilis) of the Pacific coast of North America; also its edible salmon-colored fruit
salmonella
noun (plural salmonellae or -nellas or -nella) Etymology: New Latin, from Daniel E. Salmon died 1914 American veterinarian Date: 1913 any of a genus (Salmonella) of usually ...
salmonellosis
noun (plural salmonelloses) Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1913 infection with or disease caused by salmonellae
salmonid
noun Etymology: New Latin Salmonidae, from Salmon-, Salmo, genus name, from Latin salmo salmon Date: 1868 any of a family (Salmonidae) of elongate bony fishes (as a salmon or ...
salmonoid
noun Date: circa 1842 salmonid; also a related fish • salmonoid adjective
Salome
noun Etymology: Late Latin, from Greek Salōmē Date: 1623 a niece of Herod Antipas given the head of John the Baptist as a reward for her dancing
salometer
noun Etymology: Latin sal salt + English -o- + -meter Date: 1860 a hydrometer for indicating the percentage of salt in a solution
Salomon
biographical name Haym 1740-1785 American (Polish-born) merchant
salon
noun Etymology: French Date: 1699 1. an elegant apartment or living room (as in a fashionable home) 2. a fashionable assemblage of notables (as literary figures, artists, ...
salon des refusés
foreign term Etymology: French salon of the refused ; exhibition of art that has been rejected by an official body
Salonika
geographical name — see thessaloniki
Salonika, Gulf of
or Greek Thermaïkós Kólpos geographical name arm of Aegean Sea N Greece W of Chalcidice
saloon
noun Etymology: French salon, from Italian salone, augmentative of sala hall, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German sal hall; akin to Lithuanian sala village Date: 1728 ...
saloon car
noun see saloon
Salop
geographical name — see Shropshire • Salopian adjective or noun
Salopian
adjective or noun see Salop
salp
also salpa noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, a kind of deep-sea fish, from Greek salpē Date: 1835 any of various transparent barrel-shaped or fusiform free-swimming ...
salpa
noun see salp
salpiglossis
noun Etymology: New Latin, irregular from Greek salpinx trumpet + glōssa tongue — more at gloss Date: 1827 any of a small genus (Salpiglossis) of Chilean herbs of the ...
salpingitis
noun Etymology: New Latin, from salping-, salpinx fallopian or eustachian tube, from Greek, trumpet Date: 1860 inflammation of a fallopian or eustachian tube
salsa
noun Etymology: Spanish, literally, sauce, from Latin, feminine of salsus salted — more at sauce Date: circa 1962 1. a spicy sauce of tomatoes, onions, and hot peppers 2. ...
salsify
noun (plural -fies) Etymology: French salsifis, from Italian salsefica, sassefrica Date: circa 1706 a European biennial composite herb (Tragopogon porrifolius) with a long ...
SALT
abbreviation Strategic Arms Limitation Talks
Salt
geographical name 1. river 200 miles (322 kilometers) Arizona flowing W into the Gila 2. river 100 miles (161 kilometers) N central Kentucky flowing into Ohio River 3. ...
salt
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English sealt; akin to Old High German salz salt, Lithuanian saldus sweet, Latin sal salt, Greek hals salt, sea Date: before 12th ...
salt away
transitive verb Date: circa 1890 to lay away (as money) safely ; save
salt cedar
noun Date: 1881 tamarisk
salt dome
noun Date: 1908 a domical anticline in sedimentary rock that has a mass of rock salt as its core
salt flat
noun Date: 1816 a salt-encrusted flat area resulting from evaporation of a former body of water
salt gland
noun Date: 1950 a gland (as of a marine bird or a plant) capable of excreting a concentrated salt solution
salt grass
noun Date: 1704 a grass (especially Distichlis spicata) native to an alkaline habitat (as a salt marsh)
salt lake
noun Date: 1763 a landlocked body of water that has become salty through evaporation
Salt Lake City
geographical name city N Utah, its capital population 181,743
salt lick
noun Date: 1751 lick 3
salt marsh
noun Date: before 12th century flat land subject to overflow by salt water
salt out
verb Date: 1857 transitive verb to precipitate, coagulate, or separate (as a dissolved substance) especially from a solution by the addition of salt intransitive verb to ...
salt pan
noun Date: 15th century an undrained natural depression in which water gathers and leaves a deposit of salt on evaporation
salt pork
noun Date: 1708 fat pork cured in salt or brine
Salt Sea
geographical name — see Dead Sea
salt-and-pepper
adjective Date: 1915 having black-and-white or dark and light color intermingled in small flecks
Salta
geographical name city NW Argentina population 373,857
saltarello
noun (plural -los) Etymology: Italian, from saltare to jump, from Latin Date: circa 1724 an Italian dance with a lively hop step beginning each measure
saltation
noun Etymology: Latin saltation-, saltatio, from saltare to leap, dance, frequentative of salire to leap — more at sally Date: 1646 1. a. the action or process of ...
saltatorial
adjective Date: 1789 relating to, marked by, or adapted for leaping
saltatory
adjective Date: 1656 1. archaic of or relating to dancing 2. proceeding by leaps rather than by gradual transitions ; discontinuous
saltbox
noun Date: 1876 a frame dwelling with two stories in front and one behind and a roof with a long rear slope
saltbush
noun Date: 1863 any of various shrubby plants of the goosefoot family that thrive in dry alkaline soil; especially any of numerous oraches that are important browse plants ...
saltcellar
noun Etymology: Middle English salt saler, from salt + saler saltcellar, from Anglo-French, from Latin salarius of salt — more at salary Date: 14th century a small ...
salter
noun see salt II
Saltillo
geographical name city NE Mexico capital of Coahuila population 440,845
saltily
adverb see salty
saltimbocca
noun Etymology: Italian, from saltare to jump + in in + bocca mouth Date: 1937 scallops of veal prepared with sage, slices of ham, and sometimes cheese and served with a wine ...
saltine
noun Date: 1907 a thin crisp cracker usually sprinkled with salt
saltiness
noun see salty
salting
noun Date: 1712 chiefly British land flooded regularly by tides — usually used in plural
saltire
noun Etymology: Middle English sautire, from Anglo-French sautour Date: 14th century a heraldic charge consisting of a cross formed by a bend and a bend sinister crossing in ...
saltless
adjective Date: 14th century 1. having no salt 2. insipid
saltlike
adjective see salt I
saltness
noun see salt III
Salto
geographical name city & port NW Uruguay on Uruguay River population 74,881
salto mortale
foreign term Etymology: Italian deadly jump ; full somersault ; dangerous or crucial undertaking
Salton Sea
geographical name saline lake about 235 feet (72 meters) below sea level SE California at N end of Imperial Valley formed by diversion of water from Colorado River into ...
saltpeter
noun Etymology: Middle English salt petre, alteration of salpetre, from Medieval Latin sal petrae, literally, salt of the rock Date: 14th century 1. potassium nitrate 2. ...
saltshaker
noun Date: 1895 a container with a perforated top for sprinkling salt
saltwater
adjective Date: before 12th century relating to, living in, located near, or consisting of salt water
saltworks
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: 1565 a plant where salt is prepared commercially
saltwort
noun Date: 1568 1. any of a genus (Salsola) of plants (as the Russian thistle) of the goosefoot family of which some have been used in making soda ash 2. a low-growing ...
salty
adjective (saltier; -est) Date: 15th century 1. of, seasoned with, or containing salt 2. smacking of the sea or nautical life 3. a. piquant b. earthy, crude • ...
salubrious
adjective Etymology: Latin salubris; akin to salvus safe, healthy — more at safe Date: 1547 favorable to or promoting health or well-being Synonyms: see healthful • ...
salubriously
adverb see salubrious

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