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Pronunciation: /lat/ /lät/

noun (plural lati /ˈlätē/ or lats)

The basic monetary unit of Latvia, equal to 100 santims.
Example sentences
  • As we motor through the European Union in future, we will be able to change our euros into Latvian lats and Lithuanian litas.
  • The government has agreed to increase teachers' salaries 20 lats from January 1, 2006.

Origin

From the first syllable of Latvija 'Latvia'.

Words that rhyme with lat

at, bat, brat, cat, chat, cravat, drat, expat, fat, flat, frat, gat, gnat, hat, hereat, high-hat, howzat, mat, matt, matte, Montserrat, Nat, outsat, pat, pit-a-pat, plait, plat, prat, Rabat, rat, rat-tat, Sadat, sat, scat, Sebat, shabbat, shat, skat, slat, spat, splat, sprat, stat, Surat, tat, that, thereat, tit-for-tat, vat, whereat

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Pronunciation: /lat/

noun

(usually lats) informal
(In bodybuilding) a latissimus muscle.
Example sentences
  • Every cartoon/player came with exploding biceps, triceps, pecs, lats.
  • Are bigger biceps, triceps, pecs and lats leaving elbows, shoulders, necks and backs more vulnerable?
  • Pectoral muscles and lats can push an enormous amount of weight through a great range of motion, which means they, too, are more directly fatigued.

Origin

1930s: abbreviation.

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