minaretminaret | meaning of minaret in Collins Dictionariesminaret meaning, definition, what is minaret: a slender tower of a mosque having one or more balconies from which the muezzin calls the faithful to prayer: Learn more.a slender tower of a mosque having one or more balconies from which the muezzin calls the faithful to prayerWhat does minaret mean and how do you use minaret in a sentence?[URL]/minaret
C17: from French, from Turkish, from Arabic manārat lamp, from nār fire
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countable nounA minaret is a tall thin tower which is part of a mosque.
Example sentences containing 'minaret'
It was, or had been, a mosque, the minaret of which had been destroyed: only a stump remained.Aldiss, Brian SOMEWHERE EAST OF LIFEPalm trees stoodsentinel on the far bank and a graceful minaret rose against the vivid blue sky.Barbara Erskine SANDS OF TIMEJupiterasked, busilytying one end of the rope to the corner of the minaret.Arthur, Robert THREE IN ONEI could see the green of the cultivated fields and the trees that half-concealed the minaret of the village mosque.Elizabeth Peters LION IN THE VALLEY