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salaam

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noun sa·laam \sə-ˈläm\

Definition of salaam

  1. 1 :  an obeisance performed by bowing very low and placing the right palm on the forehead

  2. 2 :  a salutation or ceremonial greeting in the East

Origin and Etymology of salaam

Arabic salām, literally, peace


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salaam

verb sa·laam

Definition of salaam

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to greet or pay homage to with a salaam

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to perform a salaam

First Known Use of salaam

1693

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