from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A mosque.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a Muslim house of worship corresponding to a church or synagogue; a mosque
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A Muslim place of worship; a mosque.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Mohammedan place of worship; a mosque.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. (Islam) a Muslim place of worship
Arabic, from Aramaic *masgid, place of worship, from səged, to bow down, worship; see sgd in Semitic roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Arabic مَسْجِدٌ (masjid), from the root س ج د (IPA: /s-dʒ-d/) (Other: s-j-d). (Wiktionary)