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(ˈləʊtə) or


a globular water container, usually of brass, used in India, Myanmar, etc
[C19: from Hindi lotā]
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or lo•tah

(ˈloʊ tə)

n., pl. -tas or -tahs.
(in India) a small, usu. round, metal container for water.
[1800–10; < Hindi lotā]
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Noun1.lota - a globular water bottle used in Asia
water bottle - a bottle for holding water
2.Lota - burbot
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
family Gadidae, Gadidae - large family of important mostly marine food fishes
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