(Salt"bush`) n. (Bot.) An Australian plant (Atriplex nummularia) of the Goosefoot family.
(Salt"cat`) n. A mixture of salt, coarse meal, lime, etc., attractive to pigeons.
(Salt"cel*lar) n. [OE. saltsaler; salt + F. salière saltcellar, from L. sal salt. See Salt, and cf.
Salary.] Formerly a large vessel, now a small vessel of glass or other material, used for holding salt on
(Salt"er) n. One who makes, sells, or applies salt; one who salts meat or fish.
(Salt"ern) n. A building or place where salt is made by boiling or by evaporation; salt works.
(Salt"foot`) n. A large saltcellar formerly placed near the center of the table. The superior guests
were seated above the saltfoot.
(Salt"-green) a. Sea-green in color. Shak.
(Salt"ie) n. (Zoöl.) The European dab.
(Sal"tier) n. See Saltire.
(||Sal`ti*gra"dæ) n. pl. [NL. See Saltigrade.] (Zoöl.) A tribe of spiders including those which lie
in wait and leap upon their prey; the leaping spiders.
(Sal"ti*grade) a. [L. saltus a leap + gradi to walk, go: cf. F. saltigrade.] (Zoöl.) Having feet
or legs formed for leaping.
(Sal"ti*grade), n. (Zoöl.) One of the Saltigradæ, a tribe of spiders which leap to seize their
(Sal`tim*ban"co) n. [It., literally, one who leaps or mounts upon a bench; saltare to leap +
in in, upon + banco a bench.] A mountebank; a quack. [Obs.] [Written also santinbanco.]
Saltimbancos, quacksalvers, and charlatans.Sir T. Browne.