Meaning of BRINE in English

BRINE

I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English brȳne; akin to Middle Dutch brīne ~ Date: before 12th century 1. water saturated or strongly impregnated with common salt, a strong saline solution (as of calcium chloride), the water of a sea or salt lake, II. transitive verb (~d; brining) Date: 1552 to treat (as by steeping) with ~, ~r noun

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