Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 03/19/17 Salaam

Salaam (noun, verb)
salaam [suh-lahm]


noun
1. a salutation meaning “peace,” used especially in Islamic countries.
2. a very low bow or obeisance, especially with the palm of the right hand placed on the forehead.

verb (used with or without object)
3. to salute with a salaam.

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Origin: 1605-15; < Arabic salām peace

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