Salse

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Salse A mud volcano, the water of which is often impregnated with salts, whence the name.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n salse A Middle English form of sauce.
    • n salse A mud volcano; a conical hill of soft, muddy material, formed from the decomposition of volcanic rock, and forced upward by the currents of gas escaping from the solfataric region beneath.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Salse sals a mud volcano: a conical hillock of mud.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. salsus, salīre, to salt.

Usage

In literature:

We had some difficulty in finding our quest, the Salse, or mud- volcano.
"At Last" by Charles Kingsley
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