or khat, qat
- an evergreen shrub, Catha edulis, of Arabia and Africa, the leaves of which are used as a narcotic when chewed or made into a beverage.
Origin of kat
Examples from the Web for qat
Contemporary Examples of qat
But qat is alien, both in the West and in China, and that makes it an easy target.
The handout paints a dire picture, but the qat users of Guangzhou are successful businessmen.
Despite its illegal status, as long as there is a demand for qat, someone in hypercapitalist China will sell it.
Some presenters claim that qat is like heroin, a depressant.
The qat growers—Yemen's national narcotic and biggest cash crop—want water that doesn't exist.Al Qaeda’s Latest Foothold
March 22, 2011
Historical Examples of qat
Qat's chief friend is Marawa, a spider, or a Vui in the shape of a spider.Myth, Ritual And Religion, Vol. 2 (of 2)
Qat heard that Night was at the Torres Islands, and he set forth to get some.Custom and Myth
In the Melanesian myth, dawn is cut out of the body of night by Qat, armed with a knife of red obsidian.Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1
Qat fashioned the first woman out of supple twigs, and when she smiled he knew she was a living woman.
He likewise worked at them six days, beat his drum, and made them live, just as Qat did.