Baus

Posted on 03/12/2012 by marina

BA’US باعوثA Syriac word, (i.e. “petition, prayer”),

which, in the dictionary of al-Qamus, is said to mean the Christian Easter; and also prayers for rain, or the Istisqa of the Christians. (Majmu ‘l-Bihar, p. 101.)

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam