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salted

[sawl-tid]
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adjective
  1. seasoned, cured, or otherwise treated with salt.

Origin of salted

Middle English word dating back to 1300–50; see origin at salt1, -ed3
Related formsun·salt·ed, adjectivewell-salt·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for unsalted

unsalted

adjective
  1. not seasoned, preserved, or treated with saltunsalted peanuts

salted

adjective
  1. seasoned, preserved, or treated with salt
  2. informal experienced in an occupation
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Word Origin and History for unsalted

adj.

mid-15c., from un- (1) "not" + past participle of salt (v.). Cf. North Frisian unsalted, Swedish osaltad, Danish usaltet.

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