Abdest

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Abdest Purification by washing the hands before prayer; -- a Mohammedan rite.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n abdest Purification or ablution before prayer: a Mohammedan rite.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Per. ābdast,; ab, water + dast, hand