lats

[ lats ]
/ læts /

plural noun Informal.

latissimus dorsi muscles.

Origin of lats

by shortening

Definition for lats (2 of 4)

lat1
[ laht ]
/ lɑt /

noun, plural lats, la·ti [lah-tee] /ˈlɑ ti/.

a former silver coin of Latvia, equal to 100 santimi.

Origin of lat

1
1920–25; < Latvian lats, equivalent to Lat(vija) Latvia + -s nominative singular noun ending

Definition for lats (3 of 4)

lat2
[ lat ]
/ læt /

noun Informal.

Origin of lat

2
by shortening

Definition for lats (4 of 4)

lât
[ laht ]
/ lɑt /

noun Architecture.

(in India) a monolithic stamba.

Origin of lât

First recorded in 1790–1800, lât is from the Hindi word lāṭ, lāṭh
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British Dictionary definitions for lats

lats
/ (læts) /

noun plural lati (ˈlætiː)

the standard monetary unit of Latvia, divided into 100 santimi
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Medicine definitions for lats

LATS

abbr.

long-acting thyroid stimulator
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