A gesture or utterance made as a greeting or acknowledgment of another’s arrival or departure.
Late Middle English: from Old French, or from Latin salutatio(n-), from salutare ‘pay one’s respects to’ (see salute).
“He raised his glass in salutation as I entered.”
Gerundive (noun) (grammar)
A form of a Latin verb, ending in -ndus (declinable) and functioning as an adjective meaning ‘that should or must be done’.
Middle English (in the sense ‘gerund’): from late Latin gerundivus (modus) ‘gerundive (mood)’, from gerundium (see gerund).