salar

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noun (1)

sa·​lar
səˈlär
plural -s
: a salt-encrusted depression (as in the nitrate fields of Chile) that may or may not be the basin of an evaporated lake compare salada, salina

Salar

2 of 3

noun (2)

Sa·​lar
səˈlär
plural Salar or Salars
1
: a Muslim people of Chinese Turkestan speaking a Turkic dialect
2
: a member of the Salar people

Salar

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adjective

"
: of, relating to, or characteristic of the Salar

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

American Spanish, from Spanish, to salt

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“Salar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/salar. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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