Definition of mineral salt in English:

mineral salt

Pronunciation /ˈmɪn(ə)rəl ˌsɒlt/ /ˈmɪn(ə)r(ə)l ˌsɒlt/ /ˈmɪn(ə)rəl ˌsɔːlt/

noun

  • 1A salt obtained by mining, especially rock salt.

  • 2A salt of an inorganic acid.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in John Pory (bap. 1572, d. ?1636), writer and colonial administrator. From mineral + salt.