samoun

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Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

samoun

  1. Obsolete form of salmon.

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Noun[edit]

samoun (uncountable)

  1. A kind of unleavened bread in Iraq.
    • 2007 October 22, Alissa J. Rubin, “Confusion on Deaths After Fighting in Sadr City”, in New York Times[1]:
      “I was holding the samoun in my arms in a big bag,” said Ali Saiedi, adding that he was taking the bread home for his eight siblings and his parents.

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Etymology[edit]

From Anglo-Norman saumon, from Latin salmōnem, accusative of salmō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /saːˈmuːn/, /ˈsaːmuːn/, /saˈmuːn/, /ˈsamun/, /ˈsamən/, /sau̯ˈmuːn/, /ˈsau̯mun/

Noun[edit]

samoun (plural samoun or samownes)

  1. salmon (or its flesh)

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