prayer-rug

prayer rug

[prair]
noun
a small rug upon which a Muslim kneels and prostrates himself during his devotions.

Origin:
1900–05

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

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prayer rug definition


A mat upon which Muslims kneel to say their prayers.

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