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Noun: saltiness  sol-ti-nus [N. Amer], sól-ti-nus or sol-ti-nus [Brit]
  1. Language or humour that is down-to-earth
    "self-parody and saltiness riddled their core genre"; "the saltiness of their language was inappropriate";
    - coarseness
  2. The taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth
    - salt, salinity
  3. (solution) the property of containing salt (as a compound or in solution)

Type of: expressive style, gustatory perception, gustatory sensation, property, style, taste, taste perception, taste sensation

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