lota

or lo·tah

[ loh-tuh ]
/ ˈloʊ tə /

noun

(in India) a small container for water, usually of brass or copper and round in shape.

Origin of lota

First recorded in 1800–10, lota is from the Hindi word lotā
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lota

lotah

/ (ˈləʊtə) /

noun

a globular water container, usually of brass, used in India, Myanmar, etc

Word Origin for lota

C19: from Hindi lotā
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