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English definition of “salt cellar”

salt cellar

noun [C]     (US saltshaker)
a small container for salt, usually with one hole in the topTable linen and accessories
(Definition of salt cellar noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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