Definition of lota in English:

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lota

Pronunciation: /ˈləʊtə/

noun

Indian
A round water pot, typically of polished brass.
Example sentences
  • ‘Narada,’ asks Vishnu, ‘where is the lota of water?’
  • Because you see, that food washed down with those little steel ‘lotas’ of chai, does something marvellous to our innards and renders us fighting fit to face life's little colds, coughs, and other headaches.
  • Kriti sat down cross-legged on a mat and gulped down a lota of milk.

Origin

From Hindi loṭā.

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