lota

noun

lo·​ta ˈlō-tə How to pronounce lota (audio)
variants or less commonly lotah
: a small usually spherical water vessel of brass or copper used in India

Word History

Etymology

Hindi & Urdu loṭā

First Known Use

1810, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lota was in 1810

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“Lota.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lota. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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