Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.


(ˈləʊtə) or


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


or lo•tah

(ˈloʊ tə)

n., pl. -tas or -tahs.
(in India) a small, usu. round, metal container for water.
[1800–10; < Hindi lotā]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
References in periodicals archive ?
Lota, 1960 es un trabajo que lleva la firma de Alexis Figueroa como guionista de seis historias, que han sido ilustradas por Ibi Diaz, Elisa Echeverria, Vicente Plaza, Fabian Rivas, Claudio Romo y Francisco Munoz.
Salado was the girlfriend of Heredia while Lota was the girlfriend of Cabie.
SUKHDEV LOTA Police are not treating the death as suspicious at this stage, but are describing it as "unexplained".
Mineral resource exploration company Denarii Resources Inc (OTCBB:DNRR) (Berlin:8D3) (Frankfurt:8D3) announced on Monday that it is in the process to renegotiate its agreement on the Lota Bay Coal Concession located in Lota Bay, Chile.
A pesar del cierre de las minas ya hace mas de diez anos, Lota al igual que Coronel aun son ciudades que viven del carbon, o mas bien de su recuerdo.
His call follows revelations that gardai are now investigating 10 more claims of child sexual abuse in Lota.
But there are many more crimes, particularly against mentally handicapped children in Lota, that he should be tried for.
At the first stop, in Rio de Janeiro, she met friends, Mary Morse and Lota de Macedo Soares, whom she had known several years earlier in New York.
One of the complications was the presence in Rio of another American woman, Mary Morse, a former dancer who had known Lota for a decade.
La mina de Lota tiene diez tiros y 70 kilometros de tuneles, que descienden hasta 900 metros bajo el mar.
The plans call for continuing growth with Lota producing 500,000 t in 1998 out of a total Enacar output of 650,000 t.