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sawm

Definitions of sawm
  1. noun
    the third pillar of Islam is fasting (primarily during the month of Ramadan); Muslims abstain from food and drink and gambling and all sensuous pleasures from sunrise to sunset during Ramadan
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    type of:
    abstinence
    act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite
    pillar of Islam
    (Islam) one of the five religious obligations accepted by all Muslims
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