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adjective as in salty


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There is little to be said of the animals which belong to the Saliferous period.

In Cheshire and Lancashire the gypseous and saliferous red shales and loams of the Trias are between 1000 and 1500 feet thick.

It overlies a bed of saliferous sandstone which has been worked for salt.

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On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to saliferous, such as: alkaline, briny, pungent, saline, salted, and sour.

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