bitter lake


a salt lake containing in solution a high concentration of sulfates, carbonates, and chlorides.

Origin of bitter lake

First recorded in 1880–85

Definition for bitter lake (2 of 2)

Bitter Lakes

plural noun

two lakes in NE Egypt, forming part of the Suez Canal.

Origin of Bitter Lakes

First recorded in 1835–45 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for bitter lake

Bitter Lakes

pl n

two lakes, the Great Bitter Lake and Little Bitter Lake in NE Egypt: part of the Suez Canal
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