Si*moom" (?), Si*moon" (?), n. [Ar. samm, 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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