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adjective as in brackish

adjective as in salty


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The water is perfectly clear, has a saltish taste, and at the spring is not unlike weak broth, though it has a disagreeable odor.

Oxide, a compound of oxygen, and a base destitute of acid and saltish properties.

Salsaginous, sal-saj′i-nus, adj. saltish: growing in brackish places.

Ill have fifty to-day, Mr. Kuk, she said to the saltish individual when he hailed her from outside the tent.

People eat these berries and find them good, with a saltish, bitter taste, and yet a dash of sweetness.

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On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to saltish, such as: briny, saline, salted, salty, and slightly salty.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.