bottle spring

noun

Definition of bottle spring

: a freshwater spring issuing through the floor of a saline lake or pool

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History and Etymology for bottle spring

so called from the fact that fresh water may be secured by submerging a stopped bottle directly over the spring and then removing the stopper

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“Bottle spring.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bottle%20spring. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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