kat

or khat, qat

[ kaht ]

noun
  1. 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

1
First recorded in 1855–60, kat is from the Arabic word qāt

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British Dictionary definitions for kat

kat

/ (kæt, kɑːt) /


noun
  1. a variant spelling of khat

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