saltwater

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adjective salt·wa·ter \ˈsȯlt-ˌwȯ-tər, -ˌwä-\

Definition of saltwater

  1. :  relating to, living in, located near, or consisting of salt water <saltwater fish>

Before 12th Century

First Known Use of saltwater

before 12th century


SALTWATER Defined for English Language Learners

saltwater

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adjective salt·wa·ter \ˈsȯlt-ˌwȯ-tər, -ˌwä-\

Definition of saltwater for English Language Learners

  • : of, relating to, or living in salt water


SALTWATER Defined for Kids

saltwater

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adjective salt·wa·ter \ˈsȯlt-ˌwȯ-tər, -ˌwä-\

Definition of saltwater for Students

  1. :  relating to or living in salt water <a saltwater fish>


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