Definition for SA-LUTE'

SA-LUTE', v.t. [L. saluto; It. salutare; Sp. saludar; Fr. saluer; from L. salus or salvus.]

  1. To greet; to hail; to address with expressions of kind wishes. If ye salute your brethren only, what do ye more than others? – Matth. v.
  2. To please; to gratify. [Unusual.] – Shak.
  3. To kiss.
  4. In military and naval affairs, to honor some person or nation by a discharge of cannon or small arms, by striking colors, by shouts, &c.

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