- a pulpit in a mosque.
Origin of mimbar
First recorded in 1810–20, mimbar is from the Arabic word minbar
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Examples from the Web for mimbar
The Mimbar, or pulpit is so placed that the speaker can face Mecca.
The walls are of painted plaster-work; the mimbar or pulpit is of carved wood, each panel bearing a different design.
The preacher standing on the second step of the Mimbar, or pulpit, with a large club or staff in his hand, delivers his sermon.
The Moorish mimbar or pulpit of the mosque of Cordova was very wonderful.The Arts and Crafts of Older Spain, Volume III (of 3)</p>
We learn from Ibn-Khaldoun and many other writers, that the throne of the Mussulman sultans was the mimbar, takcht, or cursi.The Arts and Crafts of Older Spain, Volume II (of 3)</p>