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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Rock containing halite as its main constituent.
  • noun Coarsely ground or granulated common salt.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Salt existing in nature in the solid form, as distinguished from salt in solution, either in sea-water or in salt springs or lakes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun mineralogy The mineral halite
  • noun Coarsely ground common salt

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

  • noun naturally occurring crystalline sodium chloride

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