[ US /ˈkɑt/ ]
[ UK /kˈɑːt/ ]
  1. the leaves of the shrub Catha edulis which are chewed like tobacco or used to make tea; has the effect of a euphoric stimulant
    in Yemen kat is used daily by 85% of adults
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How To Use khat In A Sentence

  • And they see how countless Somali families are ruined, because the family father is too dependent on khat, which is also helping to support al-Shabaab. Islam in Europe
  • Kayhan and close to Khamenei, has called Khatami's demand treasonous, and said that Khatami is acting on the guidance of American researcher Michael Ledeen and the CIA. Memri Latest Blogs
  • Mr. Khatami neither "oversaw" torture and murder nor did he condone it. Hooman Majd: You Tell 'em, Gov!
  • Among them: chewing the mild narcotic known as khat and trading in drugs and prostitution. UNICEF News
  • Police presently believe the murder was prompted either by unpaid debts or Khatibi's involvement with drug deals.
  • The first reaction to khat is unpleasant and marked by feeling of dizziness an intense thirst.
  • The sharp attack by Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari effectively labels Khatami and others as potential foes of the ruling system and could place them at higher risk of being directly punished by hard-line authorities, which would be a major escalation of the postelection confrontation. Undefined
  • O Badi’a al-Jamal, dost thou not remember me nor say, ‘My sister Daulat Khatun whither is she gone?’ The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night
  • After my appointment is approved I will be using Khatam al-Anbiya for oil contracts along with other domestic contractors," Gen. Ghasemi told the semiofficial Fars News Agency on Wednesday. Iran's Pick for Oil Post Signals Power Shift
  • (Coast) or with dried termites (Turkana); young leaves are chewed like Catha edulis (khat, miraa, Maasai, Luo-Migori) or cooked as a vegetable Chapter 7
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