loti

noun
lo·​ti | \ ˈlō-tē How to pronounce loti (audio) \
plural maloti\ mə-​ˈlō-​tē How to pronounce maloti (audio) \

Definition of loti

 (Entry 1 of 2)

the basic monetary unit of Lesotho — see Money Table

Loti

biographical name
Lo·​ti | \ lō-ˈtē How to pronounce Loti (audio) , lȯ- \

Definition of Loti (Entry 2 of 2)

Pierre 1850–1923 pseudonym of Louis-Marie-Julien Viaud French naval officer and novelist

First Known Use of loti

Noun

1979, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for loti

Noun

Sesotho, literally, mountain, probably from the Maloti Mountains, Lesotho

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“Loti.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loti. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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