A building used as a place of Muslim worship.
[French mosquée, from Middle French mousquaie, from Old Italian moschea, ultimately (possibly with influence from Old Italian musco, musk (in reference to the perfuming of mosques with musk)) from Old Spanish and Medieval Latin mezquita, from Byzantine Greek masgidion, or Armenian mzkitʿ, both from Arabic masjid (perhaps in a dialectal pronunciation such as Egyptian Arabic masgid); see MASJID.]
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