saltworks

[ sawlt-wurks ]
/ ˈsɔltˌwɜrks /
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noun, plural salt·works.

(often used with a plural verb) a building or plant where salt is made.

Nearby words

  1. saltpetre,
  2. salts,
  3. saltus,
  4. saltwater,
  5. saltwater taffy,
  6. saltwort,
  7. salty,
  8. salty dog,
  9. salubrious,
  10. salubrity

Origin of saltworks

1555–65; salt1 + works

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British Dictionary definitions for saltworks

saltworks

/ (ˈsɔːltˌwɜːks) /

noun

(functioning as singular) a place, building, or factory where salt is produced
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