sault

[ soo ]
/ su /

noun

a waterfall or rapid.

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Origin of sault

1590–1600; < French; Old French saut < Latin saltus a leap. See salt2
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British Dictionary definitions for sault

sault
/ (suː) /

noun

Canadian a waterfall or rapids

Word Origin for sault

C17: from Canadian French, from French saut a leap
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