noun si·moom \sə-ˈmüm, sī-\

Definition of SIMOOM

:  a hot dry violent dust-laden wind from Asian and African deserts

Variants of SIMOOM

si·moom or si·moon \-ˈmün\

Origin of SIMOOM

Arabic samūm
First Known Use: 1790


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