5 letter word starting with sal

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salad noun A preparation of vegetables, as lettuce, celery, water cress, onions, etc., usually dressed with salt, vinegar, oil, and spice, and eaten for giving a relish to other food; as, lettuce salad; tomato salad, etc., A dish composed of chopped meat or fish, esp. chicken or lobster, mixed with lettuce or other vegetables, and seasoned with oil, vinegar, mustard, and other condiments; as, chicken salad; lobster salad.
salam noun A salutation or compliment of ceremony in the east by word or act; an obeisance, performed by bowing very low and placing the right palm on the forehead.
saleb noun See Salep.
salep noun The dried tubers of various species of Orchis, and Eulophia. It is used to make a nutritious beverage by treating the powdered preparation with hot water.
salic adjective Of or pertaining to the Salian Franks, or to the Salic law so called.
salix noun A genus of trees or shrubs including the willow, osier, and the like, growing usually in wet grounds., A tree or shrub of any kind of willow.
sally verb i. To leap or rush out; to burst forth; to issue suddenly; as a body of troops from a fortified place to attack besiegers; to make a sally., A leaping forth; a darting; a spring., A rushing or bursting forth; a quick issue; a sudden eruption; specifically, an issuing of troops from a place besieged to attack the besiegers; a sortie., An excursion from the usual track; range; digression; deviation., A flight of fancy, liveliness, wit, or the like; a flashing forth of a quick and active mind., Transgression of the limits of soberness or steadiness; act of levity; wild gayety; frolic; escapade.
salmi noun Same as Salmis.
salol noun A white crystalline substance consisting of phenol salicylate.
salon noun An apartment for the reception of company; hence, in the plural, fashionable parties; circles of fashionable society.
salpa noun A genus of transparent, tubular, free-swimming oceanic tunicates found abundantly in all the warmer latitudes. See Illustration in Appendix.
salse noun A mud volcano, the water of which is often impregnated with salts, whence the name.
salty adjective Somewhat salt; saltish.
salue verb t. To salute.
salve interj. Hail!, To say “Salve” to; to greet; to salute., An adhesive composition or substance to be applied to wounds or sores; a healing ointment., A soothing remedy or antidote., To heal by applications or medicaments; to cure by remedial treatment; to apply salve to; as, to salve a wound., To heal; to remedy; to cure; to make good; to soothe, as with an ointment, especially by some device, trick, or quibble; to gloss over., To save, as a ship or goods, from the perils of the sea.
salvo noun An exception; a reservation; an excuse., A concentrated fire from pieces of artillery, as in endeavoring to make a break in a fortification; a volley., A salute paid by a simultaneous, or nearly simultaneous, firing of a number of cannon.