from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The principal ancient Egyptian unit of weight, equal almost to one fiftieth of a pound avoirdupois, according to several well-preserved standards. Also ket.
  • noun Same as kafta. See Catha.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Bot.) An Arabian shrub (Catha edulis) the leaves of which are used as tea by the Arabs.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Symbol for katal, an SI unit of measurement of catalytic activity.
  • noun Alternative spelling of khat.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • 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


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