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noun Islam.
  1. prayers, said five times a day: the second of the Pillars of Islam.
Also salah.
Compare rakʿa.

Origin of salat

From the Arabic word ṣalāh, ṣalāt prayer
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Islamic ritual prayer, from Arabic salah "prayer."

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