from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A pot; specifically a container filled with water used in India, for washing and ablution.
- n. A person that switches loyalties, especially from one political party to another. This comes from the fact that the "lota" has a tendency to fall over and roll around, as it is not stable sitting on its base.
- n. Slurry, also used as an insult.
- n. A person who is employed by a for-profit institution despite having a high net worth derived from managing a family-owned business.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of gadoid fishes of an elongate shape with villiform teeth on the jaws and vomer, typical of the subfamily Lotinæ. The burbot, L. maculosa, is an example. See cut under burbot.
- n. A globular or melon-shaped pot, usually of polished brass, used in the East Indies for drawing water, drinking, and ablutions.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. burbot
- n. a globular water bottle used in Asia
Sorry, no etymologies found.
He borrowed a "lota" or brass water bowl of one of the servants.
In the meantime the deceased Casi came from the direction of an out-house, and stood in front on the threshold of our room with a 'lota' in her hand.
The accused Gopal was asked by Tookaram to go back to his room, and he did so, taking away with him the two gold ornaments and the 'lota'.
One can understand the frustration and disapointment of all the nice folks on this news about the latest 'lota' or 'loti' or whatever.
Seems that speeddial 4 columns x 6 rows refreshing stock/futures quotes every few seconds eats up a lota bandwidth .. l337_7r4d3r septentriones
Seems that speeddial 4 columns x 6 rows refreshing stock/futures quotes every few seconds eats up a lota bandwidth..
For example, opossum shrimps (Mysis relicta) were introduced into dammed lakes in the mountains of Sweden and Norway by electric companies to enhance prey for burbot (Lota lota) and brown trout (Salmo trutta).
There is evidence that the color, size, and firmness of livers and flesh in some species is affected by nutritional state, for example, burbot (Lota lota) livers appear to be affected by fat content and presumably nutritional state .
To take that stand and refuse all that money takes a lota f guts.
It was fascinating to see the pot bellied cook dipping a lota in the huge kadhai of milk and pouring it from a height as the milk foamed.