Definition of ziggurat
: an ancient Mesopotamian temple tower consisting of a lofty pyramidal structure built in successive stages with outside staircases and a shrine at the top; also : a structure or object of similar form
Origin of ziggurat
First Known Use: 1877
Rhymes with ziggurat
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