drysalter

[ drahy-sawl-ter ]
/ ˈdraɪˌsɔl tər /

noun British.

a dealer in dry chemicals and dyes.

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Origin of drysalter

First recorded in 1700–10; dry + salter
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British Dictionary definitions for drysalter

drysalter
/ (ˈdraɪˌsɔːltə) /

noun

obsolete a dealer in certain chemical products, such as dyestuffs and gums, and in dried, tinned, or salted foods and edible oils
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