wudu

[ woo-doo ]
/ wuˈdu /

noun Islam.

ritual ablution.

Nearby words

  1. wuchereria,
  2. wuchereria bancrofti,
  3. wuchereriasis,
  4. wud,
  5. wudjula,
  6. wuhan,
  7. wuhsi,
  8. wuhsien,
  9. wuhu,
  10. wukkas

Origin of wudu

From the Arabic word wuḍūʾ

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British Dictionary definitions for wudu

wudu

/ (wudu) /

noun Islam

the practice of ritual washing before daily prayer
a room designated for ritual washing before daily prayer

Word Origin for wudu

from Arabic

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