saum

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See also: Saum and šaum

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic صَوْم(ṣawm, fasting).

Noun[edit]

saum

  1. (Islam) fasting; one of the five pillars of Islam
  2. (ecology) A herbaceous border found at the edge of a woodland patch. It is usually found below and farther out from the woodland than the woody shrub mantel and the tree canopy.

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References[edit]

  • 1986, R. T. T. Forman and Michel Godron, Landscape Ecology, pp. 108-109.

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Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

saum

  1. indefinite accusative singular of saumur

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse saumr.

Noun[edit]

saum m (definite singular saumen, indefinite plural saumar, definite plural saumane)

  1. seam
  2. the act of seaming

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