lochan

noun

loch·​an ˈlä-ḵən How to pronounce lochan (audio)
Scotland
: a small lake

Word History

Etymology

Scottish Gaelic, diminutive of loch

First Known Use

1670, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lochan was in 1670

Dictionary Entries Near lochan

Cite this Entry

“Lochan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lochan. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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