Definition of prayer mat in English:

prayer mat

Line breaks: pray¦er mat
(also prayer rug)

noun

A small carpet used by Muslims for kneeling on when praying.
More example sentences
  • It is common in mosques in America that the Qur'an and other religious books are placed on the prayer mat.
  • Women must draw a white gown called a mukena over their clothes which covers hair, arms, hands, body and feet, and then they kneel on a prayer mat to begin their devotions.
  • As we talked by the light of a flickering hurricane lamp, some soldiers knelt on a prayer mat nearby.

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