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a Muslim temple or place of public worship.
Earlier mosquee < Middle French < Italian moschea < Arabic masjid, derivative of sajada to worship, literally, prostrate oneself; the -ee seems to have been taken as diminutive suffix and dropped
Can be confused with mask, masque, mosque.

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