from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Salt.
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- n. salt
- n. Shorea robusta, a dipterocarpaceous tree.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An East Indian timber tree (Shorea robusta), much used for building purposes. It is of a light brown color, close-grained, heavy, and durable.
- n. Salt.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Salt: a word much used by the older chemists and in pharmacy.
- n. A large gregarious tree, Shorea robusta, natural order Dipterocarpeæ, of northern India.
Second Book rendering _salis avarus_ by _de sal avariento_ -- the second person singular of the present indicative of the verb _salire_ being mistaken for the genitive of the substantive _sal_  -- we may perhaps conclude that a boyish exercise has somehow escaped destruction.
Our word "salary" comes from the Latin word sal meaning salt!
The soldier comes from the Latin word sal dare (to give salt).
My god my blood ran cold. scary that blueberry sal is being used to support white supremacy. my whole childhood just flinched.
Boric acid was first prepared by Wilhelm Homberg (1652-1715) from borax, by the action of mineral acids, and was given the name sal sedativum Hombergi ( "sedative salt of Homberg")  Boric acid and its sodium borate salts are active ingredients of pesticide products used against insects, spiders, mites, algae, molds, fungi, and weeds.
At the time, the compound was given the name sal sedativum Hombergi, meaning "sedative salt of Homberg."
The Latin word sal is the root for the English word salary.
The common method for the manufacture of ammonia is to produce it from the salt known as sal-ammoniac.
M.M. Salt of urine, called sal microcosmicum, phosphorated soda.
Sodium carbonate decahydrate, Na 2 CO 3 ·10H 2 O, is a colorless, transparent crystalline compound commonly called sal soda or washing soda.
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