High, slender towers, commonly called minarets, attached to mosques. Called alcoranes in Latin, alcorano in Italian, and alcoran in French.
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Source information: Britton, John, F.S.A. A Dictionary of the Architecture and Archaeology of the Middle Ages. J. Le Keux, illus. London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, Paternoster Row; and the Author, Burton Street, 1838. 13.