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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A natural deposit of exposed salt that animals lick.
  • n. A block of salt or artificial medicated saline preparation set out for cattle, sheep, or deer to lick.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A block of salt, often enriched with other minerals, licked by herd animals to supplement their diet.
  • n. A natural source of such minerals licked by animals.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See Lick, n.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A place resorted to by animals for the purpose of satisfying the natural craving for salt.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a salt deposit that animals regularly lick

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