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

  • n. Salt that is produced by the evaporation of sea water and that contains sodium chloride and trace elements such as sulfur, magnesium, zinc, potassium, calcium, and iron.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. salt prepared by evaporating sea water.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Common salt, obtained from sea water by evaporation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Sodium chlorid, or common salt, obtained by evaporation of sea-water. See salt.


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