salaam

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1sa·laam

noun \sə-ˈläm\

Definition of SALAAM

1
:  an obeisance performed by bowing very low and placing the right palm on the forehead
2
:  a salutation or ceremonial greeting in the East

Origin of SALAAM

Arabic salām, literally, peace
First Known Use: 1611

2salaam

verb

Definition of SALAAM

transitive verb
:  to greet or pay homage to with a salaam
intransitive verb
:  to perform a salaam

First Known Use of SALAAM

1693

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