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min·a·ret

 (mĭn′ə-rĕt′)
n.
A tall slender tower attached to a mosque, having one or more projecting balconies from which a muezzin or a recording of a muezzin summons the people to prayer.

[Ultimately (partly via French) from Ottoman Turkish mināre, from earlier menāre, from Arabic manāra, lamp, beacon tower of a fortress; see nwr in Semitic roots.]
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minaret

(ˌmɪnəˈrɛt; ˈmɪnəˌrɛt)
n
1. (Architecture) a slender tower of a mosque having one or more balconies from which the muezzin calls the faithful to prayer
2. (Architecture) any structure resembling this
[C17: from French, from Turkish, from Arabic manārat lamp, from nār fire]
ˌminaˈreted adj
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min•a•ret

(ˌmɪn əˈrɛt, ˈmɪn əˌrɛt)

n.
a lofty, often slender tower attached to a mosque, having one or more balconies from which the muezzin calls the people to prayer.
[1675–85; < French minaret, Sp minarete, or Italian minaretto « Arabic manārah lighthouse]
min`a•ret′ed, adj.
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minaret

A tower usually attached to a mosque from which the Muslim faithful are called to prayer.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.minaret - slender tower with balconiesminaret - slender tower with balconies  
mosque - (Islam) a Muslim place of worship that usually has a minaret
tower - a structure taller than its diameter; can stand alone or be attached to a larger building
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Translations
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minaret
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minareto
minarett
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minaret

[mɪnəˈret] Nalminar m, minarete m
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minaret

[ˌmɪnəˈrɛt] nminaret m
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minaret

nMinarett nt
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minaret

[ˌmɪnəˈrɛt] nminareto
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minaret

(minəˈret) noun
a tower on a mosque from which the call to prayer is sounded.
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