- a sermon preached by an imam in a mosque at the time of the Friday noon prayer.
Origin of Khutbah
First recorded in 1790–1800, Khutbah is from the Arabic word khuṭbah
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Khutbah, kut′ba, n. a Mohammedan prayer and sermon delivered in the mosques on Fridays.
- Islam a Muslim sermon that is delivered on a Friday
Word Origin for khutbah
C21: from Arabic khataba to preach
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