Definition of “saliva” - English Dictionary

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“saliva” in British English

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salivanoun [ U ]

uk /səˈlaɪ.və/ us /səˈlaɪ.və/

the liquid produced in your mouth to keep the mouth wet and to help to prepare food to be digested

(Definition of “saliva” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“saliva” in American English

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salivanoun [ U ]

us /səˈlɑɪ·və/

biology the natural, watery liquid in the mouth that keeps it wet and helps prepare food for digestion

(Definition of “saliva” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)