saliva has definitions from the field of biology
[ noun ] (biology) a clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the salivary glands and mucous glands of the mouth; moistens the mouth and starts the digestion of starches


spittle spit

Used in print

(T. C. McClary, "The Flooded Desert," Argosy,...)

The dust thick saliva came from his mouth like balled cotton .