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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Lying beneath a layer of salt.
  • n. A basic salt.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A basic salt. See the Note under salt.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In chem., a basic salt; a salt in which two or more equivalents of the base, or molecules of the metallic oxid, are combined with one of the acids radical, as mercurous subacetate, Hg2(C2H3O2)2, or cuprous chlorid, Cu2Cl2.

Etymologies

sub- +‎ salt (Wiktionary)

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