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English definition of “salaam”

salaam

verb [I or T]     /səˈlɑːm/
( especially in Muslim countries ) to greet someone by bending low from the waist with the front of the right hand against the top of the face IslamPhysical gestures of respect salaam     noun [C], exclamation Physical gestures of respectWelcoming, greeting and greetings
(Definition of salaam verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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