khutbah

noun

khut·​bah
variants or khutba
ˈku̇tbə
plural -s
: a pulpit address of prescribed form that is read in mosques on Fridays at noon prayer and contains an acknowledgment of the sovereignty of the reigning prince

Word History

Etymology

Arabic khuṭbah

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“Khutbah.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/khutbah. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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