wudu

[ woo-doo ]
/ wuˈdu /

noun Islam.

ritual ablution.

QUIZZES

BEAT THE DOLDRUMS WITH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

We know you’ll tackle this quiz totis viribus! See how many words from the week of Oct 12–18, 2020 you get right!
Question 1 of 7
What does “Indigenous” mean?

Origin of wudu

From the Arabic word wuḍūʾ
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012