[ sawlt-sel-er ]
/ ˈsɔltˌsɛl ər /
a shaker or dish for salt.
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British Dictionary definitions for saltcellar
/ (ˈsɔːltˌsɛlə) /
a small container for salt used at the table
British informal either of the two hollows formed above the collarbones of very slim people
Word Origin for saltcellar
changed (through influence of cellar) from C15 salt saler; saler from Old French saliere container for salt, from Latin salārius belonging to salt, from sal salt
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