: a gland (as of a marine bird or a plant) capable of excreting a concentrated salt solution
Examples of salt gland in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebAlligators lack the salt glands of their crocodile cousins, but that doesn't seem to matter much, Nifong learned.
The Washington Post, NOLA.com, 20 Oct. 2017
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