saltcellar definition by Webster's New World
Origin: altered (infl. by cellar) ; from Middle English salt saler ; from salt, salt plush Middle French salière, saltcellar ; from Classical Latin sal, salt
saltcellar definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Alteration of Middle English salt-saler : salt, salt; see salt + saler, saltcellar (from Old French saliere, from Medieval Latin salāria, from Latin, feminine of salārius, of salt, from sāl, sal-, salt; see sal- in Indo-European roots).