Origin of khatArabic q?t
- An evergreen shrub (Catha edulis) native to tropical East Africa and Arabia, having dark green opposite leaves that contain cathinone and other stimulants.
- The leaves of this plant, chewed for their stimulating effect.
Origin of khatArabic qat; akin to Amharic and Tigrinya &ccaronlowdot;at.
(countable and uncountable, plural khats)
From Arabic قات.