prayer flag

noun

Definition of prayer flag

: a flag on which a Buddhist prayer is printed that is flown in the belief that the prayer is wafted continuously as the flag flutters in the breeze

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First Known Use of prayer flag

1879, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of prayer flag was in 1879

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“Prayer flag.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prayer%20flag. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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