- table salt produced through the evaporation of seawater.
Origin of sea salt
First recorded in 1595–1605
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- salt obtained by evaporation of sea water
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- 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.
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