- a former silver coin of Latvia, equal to 100 santimi.
Origin of lat1
1920–25; < Latvian lats, equivalent to Lat(vija) Latvia + -s nominative singular noun ending
Origin of lat2
- (in India) a monolithic stamba.
Origin of lât
First recorded in 1790–1800, lât is from the Hindi word lāṭ, lāṭh
- latissimus dorsi muscles.
Origin of lats
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Dozens of midpriced items were embedded with similarly aggressive markups, like $283.00 for a “CHEST, PA AND LAT 71020.”How Hospital Administrators Hide the Umbrella
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I find we are just where we were before we left, in 80 15 lat.The Field of Ice
I never did, and I never will hit a lassie, lat her kill me!'
Dinna lat him suffer for my ignorance, whether I be to blame for 't or no.
About noon Tom got an observation, and found that we were in lat.
At noon we had run 120 miles under sail, and were then in lat.
- the standard monetary unit of Latvia, divided into 100 santimi
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- long-acting thyroid stimulator
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