- a kind of Latin American dance music of Afro-Cuban and Puerto Rican origin, influenced by jazz and rock and usually played at fast tempos
- a hot sauce made with chilies, tomatoes, onions, etc.
Origin of salsaAmerican Spanish from Sp, sauce from L: see sauce
- A spicy sauce of chopped, usually uncooked vegetables or fruit, especially tomatoes, onions, and chili peppers, used as a condiment.
- a. A genre of Latin American music characterized by Afro-Caribbean rhythms, Cuban big-band arrangements, and elements of jazz and rock.b. A dance for couples performed to this music.
Origin of salsaAmerican Spanish from Spanish sauce from Old Spanish from Vulgar Latin salsa ; see sauce .
(countable and uncountable, plural salsas)
(third-person singular simple present salsas, present participle salsaing, simple past and past participle salsaed)
- (intransitive) To dance the salsa.
salsa - Computer Definition
An earlier Windows application development system that used predefined, intuitively designed templates for common business functions. Salsa was created by Wall Data Inc. of Kirkland, WA, the same company that developed PC-to-host connectivity RUMBA software. NetManage, Inc. acquired Wall Data in 1999.