lota

or lo·tah

[ loh-tuh ]
/ ˈloʊ tə /
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. lost-wax process,
  2. lot,
  3. lot's wife,
  4. lot-et-garonne,
  5. lot.,
  6. lote,
  7. loth,
  8. lothair,
  9. lothair i,
  10. lothair ii

Origin of lota

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

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British Dictionary definitions for lota

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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