lochan

noun
loch·​an | \ ˈlä-ḵən How to pronounce lochan (audio) \

Definition of lochan

Scotland
: a small lake

First Known Use of lochan

1670, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lochan

Scottish Gaelic, diminutive of loch

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“Lochan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lochan. Accessed 7 Jun. 2020.

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