Definition of Saltpan

1. Noun. A shallow basin in a desert region; contains salt and gypsum that was deposited by an evaporated salt lake.

Generic synonyms: Basin



Definition of Saltpan

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of salt pan) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Saltpan

1. a large pan for making salt by evaporation [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Saltpan

saltmakers
saltmaking
saltmarsh
saltmarshes
saltmouth
saltmouths
saltness
saltnesses
salto
salto mortale
saltoed
saltoing
saltopus
saltopuses
saltos
saltpan (current term)
saltpans
saltpeter
saltpeter paper
saltpeters
saltpetre
saltpetres
saltpetrous
saltproof
salts
saltshaker
saltshakers
saltus
saltuses

Literary usage of Saltpan

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Life in the Wilderness: Or, Wanderings in South Africa by Henry H. Methuen (1846)
"A saltpan.—Park-like Scenery near the banks of the Vaal. AFTER a great deal of delay and trouble in making our preparatory arrangements, and providing the ..."

2. Early Scottish Charters: Prior to A.D. 1153 by Archibald Campbell Lawrie (1905)
"David de Lindesay granted to the abbey the saltpan which King William granted to William de Lindesay, his grandfather. The monks took on lease, ..."

3. Early Scottish Charters: Prior to A.D. 1153 by Archibald Campbell Lawrie (1905)
"David de Lindesay granted to the abbey the saltpan which King William granted to William de Lindesay, his grandfather. The monks took on lease, ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1883)
"New House; Tayleur Bay; saltpan Bay. A. adiantum nigrum (L.)—Rocky places about the ... Sparingly by the sea in saltpan Bay. Polypodium vulgare (Linn. ..."

5. Life in the Wilderness: Or, Wanderings in South Africa by Henry H. Methuen (1846)
"A saltpan.—Park-like Scenery near the banks of the Vaal. AFTER a great deal of delay and trouble in making our preparatory arrangements, and providing the ..."

6. Early Scottish Charters: Prior to A.D. 1153 by Archibald Campbell Lawrie (1905)
"David de Lindesay granted to the abbey the saltpan which King William granted to William de Lindesay, his grandfather. The monks took on lease, ..."

7. Early Scottish Charters: Prior to A.D. 1153 by Archibald Campbell Lawrie (1905)
"David de Lindesay granted to the abbey the saltpan which King William granted to William de Lindesay, his grandfather. The monks took on lease, ..."

8. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1883)
"New House; Tayleur Bay; saltpan Bay. A. adiantum nigrum (L.)—Rocky places about the ... Sparingly by the sea in saltpan Bay. Polypodium vulgare (Linn. ..."

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