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  Definition of saliva
  1. a clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth; moistens the mouth and starts the digestion of starches
Similar Words: spit, spittle

 

Hyponyms: drool, dribble, drivel, slobber, tobacco juice

 

Part Meronyms: salivary gland

 

Derivational Morphology: spit, ptyalize, ptyalise, spew, spue, salivate

 

Anagrams: Silvia, salvia

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: pështymë   Breton: halo  
Catalan: saliva   Chinese: 唾液  
Croatian: slina   Finnish: sylki  
French: salive   Georgian: ნერწყვი  
German: Speichel   Hungarian: nyál  
Icelandic: slef   Italian: saliva  
Japanese:   Korean:  
Norwegian: spytt   Romanian: salivă  
Russian: слюна   Slovene: slina  
Spanish: saliva   Swedish: spott  
 
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