Meaning of mastaba

mas•ta•ba

Pronunciation: (mas'tu-bu), [key]
— n.
  1. an ancient Egyptian tomb made of mud brick, rectangular in plan with sloping sides and a flat roof.
  2. (in Islamic countries) a fixed bench, esp. one of stone.
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