noun sa·lar·i·at \sə-ˈler-ē-ət\

Definition of SALARIAT

:  the class or body of salaried persons usually as distinguished from wage earners

Origin of SALARIAT

French, from salaire salary (from Latin salarium) + -ariat (as in prolétariat proletariat)
First Known Use: 1917

Rhymes with SALARIAT


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