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Saluki any of a breed of tall, slender dog with a smooth, silky coat feathered on the legs and tail, and long, hanging ears.
salutary having or intended to have a beneficial effect. [2 definitions]
salutation a gesture or expression of greeting or courtesy, such as a handshake. [2 definitions]
salutatorian the student who delivers the welcoming speech at graduation exercises, usu. the one ranking second in the graduating class.
salutatory of, pertaining to, or containing a salutation. [2 definitions]
salute in the military, to show respect to with a formal, prescribed gesture such as raising the hand to the forehead. [7 definitions]
salvable capable of being saved; salvageable.
Salvador see "El Salvador." [2 definitions]
Salvadoran of or pertaining to El Salvador or its people, culture, or the like. [2 definitions]
salvage the act of saving property from destruction, esp. the rescue of a ship or its cargo from fire or shipwreck. [5 definitions]
salvageable combined form of salvage.
salvation the act of saving or the condition of being saved from sin or evil; redemption. [3 definitions]
Salvation Army an international evangelical and charitable Christian organization.
salve an ointment used medicinally to heal or soothe sores and other wounds. [3 definitions]
salver a tray used esp. for serving food or drinks; serving tray.
salvia any of a variety of plants and shrubs related to sage, esp. one that bears red blossoms.
salvo the firing of guns or other firearms simultaneously or in succession, esp. as a salute. [3 definitions]
sal volatile an aromatic solution of ammonium carbonate in alcohol or ammonia water; smelling salts. [2 definitions]
SAM abbreviation of "surface-to-air missile," a missile that is launched from the ground toward a target or destination in the air.
samara a winged fruit, as of the elm or maple, that does not split open when ripe and usu. has one seed.
Samaria a district of ancient Palestine that is now a region in western Jordan. [2 definitions]