Simoom Si*moom", Simoon Si*moon", n. [Ar. sam?m, fr. samma to poison. Cf. {Samiel}.] A hot, dry, suffocating, dust-laden wind, that blows occasionally in Arabia, Syria, and neighboring countries, generated by the extreme heat of the parched deserts or sandy plains. [1913 Webster]

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  • simoon — si·moon …   English syllables

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