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  • n. A small open container holding salt for use in the kitchen or on a dining table
  • n. A salt shaker, a closed container with perforated lid for sprinkling salt


From salt + cellar, from 15th Century English saler, from Old French salière, from Latin salarius ("relating to salt"), from Latin sal ("salt") (Wiktionary)


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