Word of the Day – Salutation

By January 21, 2018Word of the Day

Salutation (noun)


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).

Example sentences

“He raised his glass in salutation as I entered.”

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