Definitions for salaamsəˈlɑm
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a salutation meaning “peace,” used esp. in Islamic countries.
a very low bow or obeisance, esp. with the palm of the right hand placed on the forehead.
(v.t.)to salute with a salaam.
Origin of salaam:
1605–15; < Ar salām peace
a deep bow; a Muslim form of salutation
greet with a salaam
A low bow as a ceremonial act of deference.
To perform a salaam.
A respectful ceremonial greeting performed mostly in Islamic countries.
Origin: From (peace)
same as Salam
to make or perform a salam
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
an Oriental term of salutation meaning "Peace," especially among the Mohammedans.
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