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kat

(kæt; kɑːt)
n
(Plants) a variant spelling of khat

kat

or khat

(kɑt)

n.
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.
2. the shrub itself.
[1855–60; < Arabic qāt]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kat - the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make teakat - 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"
excitant, stimulant drug, stimulant - a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
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