Definition of neti pot in English:

neti pot

noun

  • A small container with a long spout used to rinse the nasal cavities (typically with a saline solution) as a form of alternative therapy for upper respiratory ailments.

    ‘she uses her neti pot at the first sign of the sniffles’

Origin

From modern Sanskrit netī ‘ritual drawing of thread through nose and mouth’ (a method of cleansing the nasal cavities practised in hatha yoga).

Pronunciation

neti pot

/ˈnɛtɪ pɒt/