bitter lake


noun

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
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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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