simoom

noun
si·moom | \sə-ˈmüm, sī-\
variants: or simoon \sə-ˈmün, sī- \

Definition of simoom 

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

First Known Use of simoom

1790, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for simoom

Arabic samūm

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