: salt

Examples of sal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Takes the tiny delights to a Six! sal 05/30/2023 Loved it everyone raved about the sandwiches one pan did not last long. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 28 Oct. 2023 Its plates and bowls, covered in crinkly-smooth sal leaves, hold nearly two dozen components of breads, pickles, chutney, rice and dishes like chickpea dumplings submerged in yogurt sauce. Bill Addison, Los Angeles Times, 26 Aug. 2023 Its plates and bowls, covered in crinkly-smooth sal leaves, hold nearly two dozen components. Bill Addison, Los Angeles Times, 6 July 2023 Coach salaries $20,660,045 $12,395,895 $19,018,679 Support staff sal. Michael Casagrande | McAsagrande@al.com, al, 14 Feb. 2023 Anil Bahadur Gurung, who fought Maoist rebels during the country’s decade-long civil war around the turn of the century, took cautious steps through a dark canopy of sal trees, looking out for any signs of an approaching tiger. Bhadra Sharma, New York Times, 11 Nov. 2022 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

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Word History


Middle English, from Latin — more at salt

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sal was in the 14th century

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“Sal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sal. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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