noun \ˈmäsk\

: a building that is used for Muslim religious services

Full Definition of MOSQUE

:  a building used for public worship by Muslims

Origin of MOSQUE

earlier mosquee, from Middle French, from Old Italian moschea, from Old Spanish mezquita, from Arabic masjid temple, from sajada to prostrate oneself, worship
First Known Use: 1717

Other Religion (Eastern and Other) Terms

Zen, antinomian, avatar, gnosticism, illuminati, ineffable, karma, koan, mantra

Rhymes with MOSQUE


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