Definitions for katkɑt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
or khat or qat
the leaves of a SW Asian and African shrub, Catha edulis, of the staff-tree family: chewed as a stimulant or made into a tea.
the shrub itself.
Origin of kat:
1855–60; < Ar qāt
kat, khat, qat, quat, cat, Arabian tea, African tea(noun)
the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant
"in Yemen kat is used daily by 85% of adults"
A short form of the female given names Katharine and Katherine.
an Arabian shrub Catha edulis) the leaves of which are used as tea by the Arabs
Translations for kat
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a small, four-legged, fur-covered animal often kept as a pet
a Siamese cat.
- gatoPortuguese (BR)
- die KatzeGerman
- chat, chatteFrench
- katė, katinasLithuanian
- maček, mačkaSlovenian
- 貓Chinese (Trad.)
- кіт, кішкаUkrainian
- con mèoVietnamese
- 猫Chinese (Simp.)
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