Definitions for imaretɪˈmɑr ɛt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an inn for travelers in Turkey.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of imaret:
1605–15; < Turkish < Ar ‘imārah building
a hostel for pilgrims in Turkey
An Ottoman soup kitchen built between the fourteenth and nineteenth centuries, often part of a larger complex or waqf.
a lodging house for Mohammedan pilgrims