Definition of lota in English:

lota

noun

Indian
  • A round water pot, typically of polished brass.

    • ‘Kriti sat down cross-legged on a mat and gulped down a lota of milk.’
    • ‘‘Narada,’ asks Vishnu, ‘where is the lota of water?’’
    • ‘Because you see, that food washed down with those little steel ‘lotas’ of chai, does something marvellous to our innards and renders us fighting fit to face life's little colds, coughs, and other headaches.’
    • ‘I can imagine us lugging lotas with one hand and balancing water bottles with the other.’
    cooking utensil, container, receptacle, vessel
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Origin

From Hindi loṭā.

Pronunciation

lota

/ˈlōdə/