prayer rug


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prayer rug

 (prâr)
n.
A small rug used by Muslims to kneel and prostrate themselves upon during devotions.

prayer rug

(prɛə)
n
(Islam) the small carpet on which a Muslim kneels and prostrates himself while saying his prayers. Also called: prayer mat

prayer′ rug`

(prɛər)
n.
a small rug on which a Muslim kneels during devotions.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prayer rug - a small rug used by Muslims during their devotionsprayer rug - a small rug used by Muslims during their devotions
mihrab - (Islam) a design in the shape of niche in a Muslim prayer rug; during worship the niche must be pointed toward Mecca
carpet, carpeting, rug - floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)
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