Loti definition

lōtē
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The basic monetary unit of Lesotho.
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(person) (pseud. of Louis Marie Julien Viaud) 1850-1923; Fr. novelist.
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The currency unit of Lesotho, comprised of 100 sente.
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Plural form of lotus.
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The basic monetary unit of the currency of the Kingdom of Lesotho, introduced in 1980 to replace the South African rand as legal tender.
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A coin or banknote betokening a value in (ma)loti.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
loti
Plural:
maloti, lotis

Origin of loti

  • From the Sotho loti, singular derivation of maloti, mulati (“mountains"); compare Maloti.

    From Wiktionary

  • From the Latin lōtÄ«, the nominative plural form of lōtus (“Egyptian lotus flower", “date-plum").

    From Wiktionary