Definitions for: Zikkurat


[n] a rectangular tiered temple or terraced mound erected by the ancient Assyrians and Babylonians



Webster (1913) Definition: Zik"ku*rat, n.
A temple tower of the Babylonians or Assyrians, consisting of
a lofty pyramidal structure, built in successive stages, with
outside staircases, and a shrine at the top.

Synonyms: ziggurat, zikurat

See Also: Babel, temple, Tower of Babel


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