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Word: saline

Definition: salty


Sentences Containing 'saline'

He may even now--if I may use the phrase--be wandering on some plesiosaurus-haunted Oolitic coral reef, or beside the lonely saline lakes of the Triassic Age.
His were the shinbones of the saline beef; his would have been the drumsticks.

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