Origin of saltinesalt + -ine
A thin crisp cracker sprinkled with coarse salt.
- (US) A thin, crisp, salted, white-colored cracker, a soda cracker; the most common of all US crackers; (UK) soda biscuit.
Originally a US brand name, presumably salt +"Ž -ine.
- In the open, and is already a considerable stream when joined (left)by the Saltine, descending from the Simplon Pass.