the sacred Muslim shrine, a square stone structure in the Great Mosque at Mecca, toward which believers turn when praying: it contains a black stone venerated as holy
Origin of KaabaArabic ka?ba, literally , square building from ka?b, a cube
A Muslim shrine in Mecca toward which the faithful turn to pray.
Origin of KaabaArabic ka'ba cube, cubic structure from ka'aba to swell, be full (said of breasts) k&ayin;b
From Arabic كَعْبَةٌ (kaʿba, “cube”).