Salyut

[sahl-yoot]

Origin of Salyut

< Russian Salyút literally, salute < French
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British Dictionary definitions for salyut

Salyut

noun
  1. any of a series of seven Soviet space stations. The first was launched into earth orbit in April 1971 and the last was launched in April 1982. The Salyut programme led to the Mir space station

Word Origin for Salyut

C20: Russian: salute
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