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EtymologyEdit

From Old French salutacion, from Latin salutatio (a greeting, a wishing health to), from saluto (wish one’s health, greet), from salus (well-being). Compare the Latin greeting salve (“be well”).

NounEdit

salutation (countable and uncountable, plural salutations)

 
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  1. A greeting, salute, or address; a hello.
  2. The act of greeting.
  3. The title in a person's name, such as Mr, Mrs, Ms., Dr., or Rev.

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin salutatio, salutationem.

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NounEdit

salutation f (plural salutations)

  1. greeting

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