prayer mat Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “prayer mat” in the English Dictionary

"prayer mat" in British English

See all translations

prayer matnoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​smallpiece of ​thickcloth on which a ​Muslim goes down on his ​knees and ​bends his ​body down to the ​ground when ​praying
(Definition of prayer mat from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “prayer mat”
in Chinese (Simplified) (穆斯林祷告用的)跪垫,跪毯…
in Chinese (Traditional) (回教徒禱告用的)跪墊,跪毯…
What is the pronunciation of prayer mat?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“prayer mat” in British English

Word of the Day


a natural ability or skill

Word of the Day

Tree huggers and climate change deniers
Tree huggers and climate change deniers
by Colin McIntosh,
October 08, 2015
The climate debate is one that has predictably generated a large amount of new vocabulary, some of it originally specialized scientific terminology that has been taken up by the media and is now common currency. Some of these terms are new additions to the Cambridge English Dictionary. The two opposing sides in

Read More 

face training noun
face training noun
October 05, 2015
a system of facial exercises designed to tone the facial muscles and improve the skin

Read More