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Borrowed from Persian زکات(zakât), from Arabic زَكَاة(zakāh).

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zakat (uncountable)

  1. (Islam) Almsgiving, one of the five pillars of Islam.
    • 1958-1994, Hamilton Gibb & CF Beckingham, in The Travels of Ibn Battutah, Folio Society 2012, p. 27:
      Amongst these stations is the well-known place called Qatya, where zakat is collected from the merchants, their goods are examined and their baggage most rigorously searched.

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