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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 faceIslamPhysical 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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