Definitions

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  • n. Floating salt crystals skimmed from the surface of evaporating ponds.

Etymologies

French fleur ("flower") + de ("from or of") + sel ("salt"); literally, “salt flower” or “salt blossom.” (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I say, “Not your fault,” but even the effort of getting those few polite words out undoes me, and I drop my head down to my knees and reach for some kind of food memory but I can’t find anything, my brain won’t put it together, matambre lungo fleur de sel zeppole.

    The Kitchen Daughter

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