prayer wheel

noun

Definition of prayer wheel

:a cylinder of wood or metal that revolves on an axis and contains written prayers and that is used in praying by Tibetan Buddhists

First Known Use of prayer wheel

1788


PRAYER WHEEL Defined for English Language Learners

prayer wheel

noun

Definition of prayer wheel for English Language Learners

  • : a round container that is filled with prayers written on paper and that turns on a tall pole


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