Learn how to say Salutations correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word salutation:
a gesture or utterance made as a greeting or acknowledgement of another’s arrival or departure:
we greeted them but no one returned our salutations
he raised his glass in salutation
a standard formula of words used in a letter to address the person being written to:
we would not expect a love letter to include a formal address and salutation
late Middle English: from Old French, or from Latin salutatio(n-), from salutare ‘pay one’s respects to’ (see salute)