Definition of salter in English:


Pronunciation /ˈsôltər/ /ˈsɔltər/

See synonyms for salter


  • 1historical A person dealing in or employed in the production of salt.

    1. 1.1A person whose work involved the preservation of meat or fish in salt.
      • ‘They read a passage that refers to a Dulcinea from Toboso as being the best salter of pork in all of La Mancha!’
    2. 1.2
      another term for dry-salter


Old English sealtere(see salt, -er).