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Meaning of SIMOOM

Pronunciation:  si'moom

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a violent hot sand-laden wind on the deserts of Arabia and North Africa
 

SIMOOM is a 6 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: samiel, simoon
 
 See Also: wind

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

 

 

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