Salty: adj. "Salty" is a qualifier used to designate the specific flavor felt in the mouth on contact with salt.
Noun: Salty is, along with sweet, bitter and sour, one of the four fundamental flavors.
It is difficult to find flavor in unsalted foods, salt being probably the oldest known seasoning.
Salt water has a flavor that marks the presence of sodium chloride.
See also Salty under Argot de bouche.
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