Etymology
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brine (n.)

Old English bryne "water saturated with salt," cognate with Dutch brijn, Flemish brijne, but all of unknown origin.

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Definitions of brine
1
brine (n.)
water containing salts;
Synonyms: seawater / saltwater
brine (n.)
a strong solution of salt and water used for pickling;
2
brine (v.)
soak in brine;
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