saltierra

noun
sal·​ti·​er·​ra | \ ˌsaltēˈerə, ˌsȯl- \
plural -s

Definition of saltierra

: salt left by evaporation of some shallow inland lakes

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History and Etymology for saltierra

Spanish, from sal salt (from Latin) + tierra earth, from Latin terra

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“Saltierra.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/saltierra. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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