Middle English salt saler, from salt + saler saltcellar, from Anglo-French, from Latin salarius of salt — more at salary
14th century, in the meaning defined above
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“Saltcellar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/saltcellar. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.
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