Brackishness
Brackishness Brack"ish*ness, n. The quality or state of being brackish, or somewhat salt. [1913 Webster]

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  • brackishness — noun see brackish …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • brackishness — See brackish. * * * …   Universalium

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  • brackishness — n. water that is a mixture of salt and fresh water, water that is somewhat salty; unpleasantness, distastefulness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • brackishness — noun the quality of being salty, as the saltiness of water • Derivationally related forms: ↑brackish • Hypernyms: ↑saltiness …   Useful english dictionary

  • brackish — brackishness, n. /brak ish/, adj. 1. slightly salt; having a salty or briny flavor. 2. distasteful; unpleasant. [1530 40; < D brak salty + ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • brackish — adjective Etymology: Dutch brac salty; akin to Middle Low German brac salty Date: 1538 1. somewhat salty < brackish water > 2. a. not appealing to the taste < brackish tea > b …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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