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saliva

noun [U]  us   /səˈlɑɪ·və/
biology the natural, watery liquid in the mouth that keeps it wet and helps prepare food for digestion
Translations of “saliva”
in Arabic لُعاب…
in Korean 침…
in Malaysian air liur…
in French salive…
in Turkish salya…
in Italian saliva…
in Chinese (Traditional) 唾液,涎,口水…
in Russian слюна…
in Polish ślina…
in Vietnamese nước bọt…
in Spanish saliva…
in Portuguese saliva…
in Thai น้ำลาย…
in German der Speichel…
in Catalan saliva…
in Japanese 唾液, つば…
in Indonesian ludah…
in Chinese (Simplified) 唾液,涎…
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