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Video footage: Lotus spartioides derived from lota, is a genus that includes most bird's-foot trefoils (also known as bacon-and-eggs, birds-foot) and deervetches.
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Definition of the noun lota

What does lota mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • lota: lotas
  • Lota: -

  1. a globular water bottle used in Asia
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic term: water bottle = a bottle for holding water
  2. burbot

Alternative definition of the noun lota


  1. A pot; specifically a container filled with water used in India, for washing and ablution.
  2. [colloquial, Pakistan] 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.
  3. [colloquial, Italian] Slurry, also used as an insult.
  4. [colloquial, Filipino] A person who is employed by a for-profit institution despite having a high net worth derived from managing a family-owned business.


  1. Lota is a city and commune located in the center of the Chile on the Gulf of Arauco.The city lies in the southern of the Concepción Province of the Biobío Region, 39 kilometres south of Concepción, and one of the ten cities that constitute Concepción metropolitan area.
  2. Lota is an outer suburb of Brisbane, Australia. It is 16 kilometres east of the CBD. The suburb is of primarily post-war residential make-up.

There are other places with in their name, like San-Martino-di-Lota and Santa-Maria-di-Lota.


Lota is an Elephantidae.


  1. Lota is a fictional character from the 2011 film Keyhole.
  2. Lota is a fictional character from the 1932 film Island of Lost Souls.

There are other characters with in their name, like Lota de Macedo Soares.

Phrases with Lota

Phrases starting with the word Lota:

  1. lota lota
  2. Lota Phycis
  3. Lota Elongata

Phrases ending with the word Lota:

  1. Drino Lota
  2. genus lota
  3. Leona Lota
  4. Gobius Lota
  5. Oleria Lota
  6. Cythara Lota
  7. Tachina Lota
  8. Hemiscia Lota
  9. Orthosia Lota
  10. Phalaena Lota
  11. Agrochola lota
  12. Chroestia Lota
  13. Dinoptera Lota
  14. Eucithara Lota
  15. Saccharum lota
  16. Helionides Lota
  17. Achaearanea Lota

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Lota

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Google previewGlobalism, Localism and Identity (2010)

New Perspectives on the Transition of Sustainability by Tim O'Riordan

has ignored the document, and no mention has been made on the intention of binding it to the current environmental policy 10 Lota is the Portuguese designation for the official ...

Google previewThe Charm of Indian Art (1926)

by William Ewart Gladstone Solomon

A brass lota is a noticeable object in the foreground, and beside it a silver cup and basin with a " pali " or Indian spoon. This basin is called a " tahman," and is on certain other occasions but not on the present one utilised to hold another kind of ...

Google previewThe Property Professor's Top Australian Suburbs (2016)

A Guide for Investors and Home Buyers by Peter Koulizos

separate houses versus flats/units buy here Lota is an undervalued beach-side suburb. It is 76 The Property Professor's Top Australian Suburbs Lota.

Google previewMission Life (1869)

Or Home and Foreign Church Work

Lota is the station lying nearest to the Indian territory. It was employed as a basis for observation. At the time of Mr. Gardiner's arrival the Indians were in open rebellion, besieging the neighbouring town of Arauco, and about 300 horsemen ...

Google previewFenno-Ugric Vocabulary (1977)

An Etymological Dictionary of the Uralic Languages by Björn Collinder

ch Samba burbot, Lota lota (> Chuvash) | vg Supu, Sopi, supig, supiy qul sturgeon (deriv.; qul fish)]. fi sapilas, ...

Google previewDictionary of Caribbean English Usage (2003)

by Richard Allsopp, Jeannette Allsopp

\\lota (Bdos, Trin) A skin disorder causing unhealthy looking, whitish blotches ...

Google previewThe Illustrated Encyclopedia of Hinduism: A-M (2002)

by James G. Lochtefeld

The lota is a vessel designed to allow one to drink from it without touching one's lips to its surface, which would render it impure. group had a monopoly. The Lohars' hereditary occupation was black- smithing and iron working. Lohari Festival ...

Google previewshobDolara My Sylheti Dictionary

by Munayem Mayenin

shotik promaniTo Aowa Vine: loTa, anguror loTa ba gaas Violate: ATikrom Kora, lOngon Kora, APomaniTo Kora, AsroDDa Dekhani Violence: shonTrash, roKToPaT, maramari Violet: baingoni, baingon rongia, beguni Violin: bElaa, Baiolin, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Food and Nutrition (2009)

by David A. Bender

burbot Freshwater fish Lota lota, widely distributed in Europe and the USA, but rare in Great Britain. burdock Wild thistle-like plant (Arctium lappa or A. majus); the leaves are used in salads and to flavour a traditional carbonated ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

burbot (Lota lota) See GADIDAE. Burdigalian A stage of the early *Miocene, about 20.43–15.97 Ma ago, underlain by the *Aquitanian and overlain by the Langhian. Mammals, including elephants, are important in ...

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Scrabble value of L1O1T1A1

The value of this 4-letter word is 4 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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