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salaam

noun sa·laam \ 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 and Etymology of salaam

Arabic salām, literally, peace


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salaam

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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