sal

[ sal ]
/ sæl /
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noun Chiefly Pharmacology.

Origin of sal

< Latin sāl; see salt1

Definition for sal (2 of 2)

Sal

[ sal ]
/ sæl /

noun

a male given name, form of Salvatore.
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British Dictionary definitions for sal

sal

/ (sæl) /

noun

a pharmacological term for salt (def. 3)

Word Origin for sal

Latin
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Word Origin and History for sal

sal


n.

chemical name for salt, late 14c., from Old French sal, from Latin sal (genitive salis) "salt" (see salt (n.)). For sal ammoniac "ammonium chloride" (early 14c.), see ammonia.

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Medicine definitions for sal

sal

[ săl ]

n.

Salt.
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