mihrab

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noun mih·rab \ˈmē-rəb\

Definition of mihrab

  1. :  a niche or chamber in a mosque indicating the direction of Mecca

Origin and Etymology of mihrab

Arabic miḥrāb


First Known Use: 1669


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