loti

noun lo·ti \ ˈlō-tē \

Definition of loti

plural maloti play \mə-ˈlō-tē\
the basic monetary unit of Lesotho — see Money Table

Origin and Etymology of loti

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


Loti

biographical name Lo·ti \ lō-ˈtē , lȯ- \

Definition of Loti

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

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