\ ˈsal How to pronounce sal (audio) \

Definition of sal

: salt

Examples of sal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Other members of the sult family appear as sal, sil and sault. Richard Lederer, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 Feb. 2022 Pick up some sal de gusano at your local specialty grocery store (or order it from Amazon) and try the recipe at home. Popular Science, 4 Sep. 2020 The latest of these is Taj Rishikesh Resort & Spa, Uttarakhand, a series of villas on a terraced hillside, thick with sal and rosewood trees, where the Ganges flows swiftly through like liquid jade. Steve King, Condé Nast Traveler, 23 Dec. 2019 No one inside the sal McClatchyNew Jersey Police Department Related stories from Miami Herald Drugged driver killed 13 churchgoers in bus crash, police say. Crystal Hill, miamiherald, 4 June 2018 If using the optional sal de gusano, pour a generous amount on a plate. Esther Mobley, San Francisco Chronicle, 15 Feb. 2018 Two to try in L.A.:Asanebo, for yellowtail sashimi with black lava salt, and Parks BBQ, for wagyu ggot sal and the kimchi pancake. CNT, 24 Sep. 2017 See More

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First Known Use of sal

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sal

Middle English, from Latin — more at salt

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“Sal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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Medical Definition of sal

: salt — see sal ammoniac

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