sebkha

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English[edit]

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Arabic سبخة ‘salt flat’.

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sebkha (plural sebkhas)

  1. an area of coastal salt flats, especially in North Africa and Arabia
    • 1949: And so it was that when the sun came up he looked between two oleanders and saw it reflected red across the miles of glittering salt sebkha that lay between him and the mountains. — Paul Bowles, The Sheltering Sky

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic سبخة ‘salt flat’

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Noun[edit]

sebkha f (plural sebkhas)

  1. sebkha
    Les chotts ou sebkhas sont autant de lacs et d’étangs salés où l’évaporation de l’été dépose une couche de sel brut.

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