supersalty

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

super- +‎ salty

Adjective[edit]

supersalty (comparative more supersalty, superlative most supersalty)

  1. Very salty.
    • 2002, Ralph Lee Hopkins, Hiking the Southwest's Geology: Four Corners Region
      Gypsum forms in sediment when seawater becomes supersalty as it evaporates in warm, tropical environments.
    • 2008, Men's Health (volume 23, number 4, May 2008, page 141)
      With ever-expanding portion sizes, supersalty foods are displacing fresh fruits and vegetables, which are rich in potassium.