Definition of salt adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//sɔːlt//
, also BrE//sɒlt//
; NAmE NAmE//sɔːlt//
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[only before noun] containing, tasting of or preserved with salt salt water salt beef Word OriginOld English sealt (noun), sealtan (verb), of Germanic origin; related to Dutch zout and German Salz (nouns), from an Indo-European root shared by Latin sal, Greek hals ‘salt’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: salt