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noun

table salt produced through the evaporation of seawater.

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Origin of sea salt

First recorded in 1595–1605
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British Dictionary definitions for sea salt

sea salt

noun

salt obtained by evaporation of sea water
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Scientific definitions for sea salt

sea salt

Salt that is produced by the evaporation of sea water and that contains sodium chloride and trace elements such as sulfur, magnesium, zinc, potassium, calcium, and iron.
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