Definitions for katkɑt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


or khat or qat

  1. 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.

    Category: Plants

  2. the shrub itself.

Origin of kat:

1855–60; < Ar qāt

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"


  1. Kat(ProperNoun)

    A short form of the female given names Katharine and Katherine.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kat(noun)

    an Arabian shrub Catha edulis) the leaves of which are used as tea by the Arabs


  1. KAT

    Kat is a Polish heavy metal band formed in 1979 in Katowice, Poland. They have been accused, mainly by the Polish media, of promoting Satanism. In Polish "kat" means executioner. KAT is one of the most important bands in polish heavy metal overall, and is also mentioned as one of the main precursors of thrash and even black metal genres in this country. KAT's most famous album is Oddech wymarłych światów, considered an opus of Polish heavy metal. The band is best known for tracks "Czas zemsty", "Łza dla cieniów minionych", "Wyrocznia" and "Noce Szatana ".

Translations for kat

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a small, four-legged, fur-covered animal often kept as a pet

a Siamese cat.

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