from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A spicy sauce of chopped, usually uncooked vegetables or fruit, especially tomatoes, onions, and chili peppers, used as a condiment.
- n. Music A popular form of Latin-American dance music, characterized by Afro-Caribbean rhythms, Cuban big-band dance melodies, and elements of jazz and rock.
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- n. A spicy tomato sauce, often including onions and hot peppers.
- n. A style of music originally from Cuba heavily influenced by Spanish rhythms and jazz.
- n. Any of several dances performed to Salsa music.
- v. To dance the salsa.
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- n. spicy sauce of tomatoes and onions and chili peppers to accompany Mexican foods
American Spanish, from Spanish, sauce, from Old Spanish, from Vulgar Latin *salsa; see sauce.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Spanish salsa ("sauce"), from Latin salsus ("salted"), whence also sauce (via Old French). (Wiktionary)