prayer mat


: a small rug that Muslims kneel on when they pray

Examples of prayer mat in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Children play soccer, a young man plucks an Afghan string instrument known as a rebab, and an older one prays on a prayer mat. Sanya Mansoor, Time, 29 June 2023

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“Prayer mat.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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