salaam: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (su-läm'), [key]
— n.
  1. a salutation meaning “peace,” used esp. in Islamic countries.
  2. a very low bow or obeisance, esp. with the palm of the right hand placed on the forehead.
—v.i., v.t.
  1. to salute with a salaam.
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