Definitions for salaamsəˈlɑm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  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.

  3. (v.t.)to salute with a salaam.

Origin of salaam:

1605–15; < Ar salām peace

Princeton's WordNet

  1. salaam(verb)

    a deep bow; a Muslim form of salutation

  2. salaam(verb)

    greet with a salaam


  1. salaam(Noun)

    A low bow as a ceremonial act of deference.

  2. salaam(Verb)

    To perform a salaam.

  3. salaam(Interjection)

    A respectful ceremonial greeting performed mostly in Islamic countries.

  4. Origin: From (peace)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Salaam(noun)

    same as Salam

  2. Salaam(verb)

    to make or perform a salam

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Salaam

    an Oriental term of salutation meaning "Peace," especially among the Mohammedans.

Anagrams of salaam

  1. masala

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