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Meaning of MINARET

Pronunciation:  `minu'ret

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  slender tower with balconies
 

MINARET is a 7 letter word that starts with M.

 

 See Also: masjid, mosque, musjid, tower

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Min"a*ret\, n. [Sp. minarete, Ar. man[=a]rat lamp,
lantern, lighthouse, turret, fr. n[=a]r to shine.] (Arch.)
A slender, lofty tower attached to a mosque and surrounded by
one or more projecting balconies, from which the summon to
prayer is cried by the muezzin.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: antenna tower, barbican, belfry, bell tower, campanile, colossus, column, cupola, derrick, dome, fire tower, lantern, lighthouse, martello, martello tower, mast, monument, obelisk, observation tower, pagoda, pilaster, pillar, pinnacle, pole, pylon, pyramid, shaft, skyscraper, spire, standpipe, steeple, stupa, television mast, tope, tour, tower, turret, water tower, windmill tower
 

 

 

 

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