salt lick


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salt lick

n.
1. A natural deposit of exposed salt that animals lick.
2. A block of salt, often with added minerals or vitamins, set out for animals such as cattle, horses, sheep, or deer to lick.

salt lick

n
1. (Zoology) a place where wild animals go to lick naturally occurring salt deposits
2. (Zoology) a block of salt or a salt preparation given to domestic or farm animals to lick

salt′ lick`


n.
1. a place to which animals go to lick naturally occurring salt deposits.
2. a block of salt or salt preparation provided, as in a pasture, for cattle, horses, etc.
[1735–45, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.salt lick - a salt deposit that animals regularly licksalt lick - a salt deposit that animals regularly lick
sediment, deposit - matter that has been deposited by some natural process
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The travelers who are taking part in Thanks Again would be eligible to earn frequent flyer miles or hotel reward points for every qualifying purchase made at Austin-Bergstrom, comprising ABIA On-Airport Parking as well as Salt Lick Bar-B-Que, ThunderCloud Subs, BookPeople and many other participating concessions.
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