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Etymology

From Spanish salsa ‘sauce’, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] salsus ‘salted’, whence also sauce (via Old French).

Noun

Singular
salsa

Plural
s

salsa (s)
  1. (countable) A spicy tomato sauce, often including onions and hot peppers.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A style of music originally from Puerto Rico heavily influenced by Spanish rhythms and jazz.
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Any of several dances performed to Salsa music.

Translations


Italian

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:it:Template:lang:la derivations]] salsus ‘salted’.

Noun

salsa f. (plural salse)

  1. sauce

Portuguese

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salsa

Noun

salsa f.

  1. parsley (herb)


This Portuguese entry was created from the translations listed at parsley. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see salsa in the Portuguese Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) April 2008


Spanish

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:es:Template:lang:la derivations]] salsus ‘salted’.

Noun

salsa f. (plural salsas)

Singular
salsa f.

Plural
salsas f.

  1. sauce
  2. a type of sauce flavored with chili and tomatoes that is popular in Latin America
  3. salsa (a type of music)
  4. salsa (a type of dance)

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