a cube-shaped building in Mecca, the most sacred Muslim pilgrim shrine, into which is built the black stone believed to have been given by Gabriel to Abraham. Muslims turn in its direction when praying
1734, Caaba, cube-shaped building in the Great Mosque of Mecca, containing the Black Stone, from Arabic ka’bah “square house,” from ka’b “cube.”
[kahp-staht] /ˈkɑp stɑt/ noun 1. Afrikaans name of .
[kab] /kæb/ noun 1. 2 . [kab] /kæb/ noun 1. an ancient Hebrew measure equal to about two quarts. /kæb/ noun 1. a variant spelling of cab2 /kæb/ noun 1. 2. the enclosed compartment of a lorry, locomotive, crane, etc, from which it is driven or operated 3. (formerly) a light horse-drawn vehicle used for […]
[kah-buh, kah-uh-buh] /ˈkɑ bə, ˈkɑ ə bə/ noun 1. a small, cubical building in the courtyard of the Great Mosque at Mecca containing a sacred black stone: regarded by Muslims as the House of God and the objective of their pilgrimages. 2. one of several replicas of this building, sacred to pre-Islamic Arabs.
[kuh-bob] /kəˈbɒb/ noun 1. . [kuh-bob] /kəˈbɒb/ noun 1. Usually, kabobs. small pieces of meat or seafood seasoned or marinated and broiled, often with tomatoes, green peppers, onions, or other vegetables, usually on a skewer. 2. (in Indian English use) roast meat. /kəˈbɒb/ noun 1. another name for kebab