saltine

[sawl-teen]
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Origin of saltine

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10; salt1 + -ine2
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Related Words for saltine

cookie, biscuit, pretzel, bun, rusk, saltine, hardtack

Word Origin and History for saltine
n.

"salted flat cracker," 1907, short for saltine cracker (1894), from salt (n.) + -ine (1).

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