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saltwater
American English: /ˈsɔltˌwɔdər/

Translation of saltwater in Spanish:

adjective

  • (lake)
    de agua salada
    salobre
    (fish)
    de mar
    de agua salada
    Example sentences
    • During Lent, when meat was not eaten, they sold salt herrings and saltwater fish.
    • The increasing popularity of these fish for saltwater home aquariums has resulted in collectors destroying many reefs with dynamite and cyanide so as to meet the market demand for prime specimens.
    • One of big game fishing's saltwater icons, the white marlin, may be hooked by the federal endangered species list this month.

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