salt·​works ˈsȯlt-ˌwərks How to pronounce saltworks (audio)
plural in form but singular or plural in construction
: a plant where salt is prepared commercially

Word History

First Known Use

1565, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of saltworks was in 1565

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“Saltworks.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

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