drysalter

noun

dry·​salt·​er ˈdrī-ˌsȯl-tər How to pronounce drysalter (audio)
British
: a dealer in crude dry chemicals and dyes
drysaltery noun British

Word History

First Known Use

1707, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of drysalter was in 1707

Dictionary Entries Near drysalter

Cite this Entry

“Drysalter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drysalter. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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