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saltine

Line breaks: salt|ine
Pronunciation: /sɔːlˈtiːn
 
, sɒ-/

Definition of saltine in English:

noun

North American
A thin crisp savoury biscuit sprinkled with salt: sip water and nibble on saltines for a while until you feel like eating again [as modifier]: she had saltine crackers and a smear of peanut butter
More example sentences
  • I crushed up the last of the saltines and sprinkled them over the broth.
  • Select low-calorie, low-density food options like fresh vegetables or fruits, fat-free pretzels, saltines, etc. for snacks.
  • Once you start eating a bunch of saltines, you're not only parched, but you've instantly got a ball of paste in your mouth that takes lots of chewing to ingest.

Origin

from salt + -ine4.

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