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simoom

simoon (sɪˈmuːn)

/ (sɪˈmuːm) /
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noun
a strong suffocating sand-laden wind of the deserts of Arabia and North AfricaAlso called: samiel
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Word Origin for simoom

from Arabic samūm poisonous, from sam poison, from Aramaic sammā poison
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