(||Sa*laam") n. Same as Salam.
Finally, Josiah might have made his salaam to the exciseman just as he was folding up that letter.Prof.
(Sa*laam"), v. i. To make or perform a salam.
I have salaamed and kowtowed to him.H. James.
(Sal`a*bil"i*ty) n. The quality or condition of being salable; salableness. Duke of Argyll.
(Sal"a*ble) a. [From Sale.] Capable of being sold; fit to be sold; finding a ready market.
Sal"a*ble*ness, n. Sal"a*bly, adv.
(Sa*la"cious) n. [L. salax, -acis, fond of leaping, lustful, fr. salire to leap. See Salient.]
Having a propensity to venery; lustful; lecherous. Dryden.
Sa*la"cious*ly, adv. Sa*la"cious*ness, n.
(Sa*lac"i*ty) n. [L. salacitas: cf. F. salacité] Strong propensity to venery; lust; lecherousness.
(Sal"ad) n. [F. salade, OIt. salata, It. insalata, fr. salare to salt, fr. L. sal salt. See Salt, and
1. A preparation of vegetables, as lettuce, celery, water cress, onions, etc., usually dressed with salt,
vinegar, oil, and spice, and eaten for giving a relish to other food; as, lettuce salad; tomato salad, etc.
Leaves eaten raw are termed salad.I. Watts.
2. A dish composed of chopped meat or fish, esp. chicken or lobster, mixed with lettuce or other vegetables,
and seasoned with oil, vinegar, mustard, and other condiments; as, chicken salad; lobster salad.
Salad burnet (Bot.), the common burnet sometimes eaten as a salad in Italy.
(Sal"ade) n. A helmet. See Sallet.
(Sal"ad*ing) n. Vegetables for salad.
(Sal`æ*ra"tus) n. See Saleratus.
(Sal"a*gane) n. [From the Chinese name.] (Zoöl.) The esculent swallow. See under Esculent.
(Sal"al-ber`ry) n. [Probably of American Indian origin.] (Bot.) The edible fruit of the Gaultheria
Shallon, an ericaceous shrub found from California northwards. The berries are about the size of a
common grape and of a dark purple color.
(||Sa*lam) n. [Ar. salam peace, safety.] A salutation or compliment of ceremony in the east
by word or act; an obeisance, performed by bowing very low and placing the right palm on the forehead.
[Written also salaam.]
(Sal"a*man`der) n. [F. salamandre, L. salamandra, Gr. cf. Per. samander, samandel.]
1. (Zoöl.) Any one of numerous species of Urodela, belonging to Salamandra, Amblystoma, Plethodon,
and various allied genera, especially those that are more or less terrestrial in their habits.