Saltcellar definitions

sôlt'sĕl'ər
A small dish for holding and dispensing salt.
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A container, as a dish or saltshaker, for dispensing salt at the table.
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Alternative form of salt cellar.
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Origin of saltcellar

Alteration of Middle English salt-saler salt salt salt saler saltcellar (from Old French saliere) (from Medieval Latin salāria) (from Latin) (feminine of salārius of salt) (from sāl salt sal- in Indo-European roots)