Word of the Week: Zakat

As in: “During his travels, Syed Abbas had heard hundreds of Balti praising [Greg] Mortenson’s character and speaking glowingly of the endless acts of zakat Mortenson had performed in his time among them.”
Mortenson, G., & Relin, D. O. (2006). Three Cups of Tea. New York: Penguin Books. p. 192.

Explore definitions using the resources found at the library’s Research Guide: Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, etc. See especially the Oxford English Dictionary, Gale Virtual Reference Library, and Credo Reference collections.

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