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saltine

[sawl-teen]
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noun
  1. a crisp, salted cracker.
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Origin of saltine

An Americanism dating back to 1905–10; salt1 + -ine2
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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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