mihrab

Definitions of mihrab
  1. noun
    (Islam) a design in the shape of niche in a Muslim prayer rug; during worship the niche must be pointed toward Mecca
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    type of:
    design, figure, pattern
    a decorative or artistic work
  2. noun
    (Islam) a niche in the wall of a mosque that indicates the direction of Mecca
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    type of:
    niche, recess
    an enclosure that is set back or indented
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