simoom

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

simoon

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Definition of simoom

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

Origin and Etymology of simoom

Arabic samūm


First Known Use: 1790


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