qat

[ kaht ]
/ kɑt /

noun

Definition for qats (2 of 2)

kat

or khat, qat

[ kaht ]
/ kɑt /

noun

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

First recorded in 1855–60, kat is from the Arabic word qāt
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British Dictionary definitions for qats (1 of 2)

kat

/ (kæt, kɑːt) /

noun

a variant spelling of khat

British Dictionary definitions for qats (2 of 2)

qat

/ (kæt, kɑːt) /

noun

a variant spelling of khat
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Medicine definitions for qats

kat


abbr.

katal
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