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prayer flag

[ prair ]
/ prɛər /
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noun
a flag stamped with printed prayers, used by Himalayan Buddhists, who believe that its fluttering sends out the prayers inscribed on it.
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Origin of prayer flag

First recorded in 1880–85
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