[ loh-tuh ]
/ ˈloʊ tə /
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(in India) a small container for water, usually of brass or copper and round in shape.
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Origin of lota
First recorded in 1800–10, lota is from the Hindi word lotā
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Demum lotas eas partes glabrasque effectas variis unguentis etiam exornant.Surgical Instruments in Greek and Roman Times|John Stewart Milne
British Dictionary definitions for lota
/ (ˈləʊtə) /
a globular water container, usually of brass, used in India, Myanmar, etc
Word Origin for lota
C19: from Hindi lotā
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