Bay salt
Bay salt Bay" salt` Salt which has been obtained from sea water, by evaporation in shallow pits or basins, by the heat of the sun; the large crystalline salt of commerce. --Bacon. Ure. [1913 Webster]

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  • bay salt — salt derived by evaporating seawater in the sun. [1425 75; late ME] * * * …   Universalium

  • bay salt — /ˈbeɪ sɒlt/ (say bay solt) noun a coarse grained salt obtained by the evaporation of sea water …   Australian English dictionary

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