prayer mat

prayer mat
'prayer mat
also 'prayer rug n
a small cloth on which Muslims kneel when praying

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • prayer mat — prayer ,mat noun count a small carpet that Muslims put on the floor under their knees when they pray …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • prayer mat — noun a small rug used by Muslims during their devotions • Syn: ↑prayer rug • Hypernyms: ↑rug, ↑carpet, ↑carpeting • Part Meronyms: ↑mihrab * * * noun see …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prayer mat — A prayer mat or prayer rug, (in Arabic, سجادة sajjāda (plural sajājīd ) or musallah , in Persian: جانماز Janamaz ), is a piece of fabps to keep the worshipper clean and comfortable during the prostrations of prayer. A Muslim must clean himself or …   Wikipedia

  • prayer mat — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms prayer mat : singular prayer mat plural prayer mats a small carpet that Muslims put on the floor under their knees when they pray …   English dictionary

  • PRAYER MAT —    this is a small mat used in PRAYER by MUSLIMS for RITUAL cleanliness and SYMBOLIC separation from the world …   Concise dictionary of Religion

  • prayer mat — also prayer rug noun (C) a small mat which Muslims kneel on when praying …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • prayer mat — noun A small rug on which Muslims kneel to pray Syn: prayer rug …   Wiktionary

  • ˈprayer ˌmat — noun [C] a small carpet that Muslims put on the floor under their knees when they pray …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • prayer rug — prayer ,rug noun count a PRAYER MAT …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • prayer rug — noun a small rug used by Muslims during their devotions • Syn: ↑prayer mat • Hypernyms: ↑rug, ↑carpet, ↑carpeting • Part Meronyms: ↑mihrab * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

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