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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