saumâtre

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *salmaster, from Latin salmacidus (salty and bitter), from salgama (salted pickle) + acidus (bitter).

AdjectiveEdit

saumâtre (masculine and feminine, plural saumâtres)

  1. salty and bitter
  2. (of water) brackish
  3. (of character) bitter

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