Catha edulis

Catha edulis
Kat Kat (k[aum]t), n. (Bot.) An Arabian shrub ({Catha edulis}) the leaves of which are used as tea by the Arabs. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Catha edulis —   Khat Catha edulis …   Wikipedia Español

  • Catha edulis — Kathstrauch Kathstrauch (Catha edulis) Systematik Klasse: Dreifurchenpollen Zweikeimblättrige (Rosopsida) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Catha edulis — Khat (botanique) « qat » redirige ici. Pour les autres significations, voir QAT. Pour les articles homonymes, voir Khat …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Catha edulis — arabinis dusūnas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Smaugikinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, maistinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Catha edulis), paplitęs Afrikoje ir Azijos pietvakariuose. Turi narkotinių medžiagų. Iš jo gaminami gėrimai.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Catha edulis — Tea Tea (t[=e]), n. [Chin. tsh[=a], Prov. Chin. te: cf. F. th[ e].] 1. The prepared leaves of a shrub, or small tree ({Thea Chinensis} or {Camellia Chinensis}). The shrub is a native of China, but has been introduced to some extent into some… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Catha edulis — ID 16250 Symbol Key CAED7 Common Name khat Family Celastraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Cultivated, or not in the U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Catha edulis — noun a shrub that is cultivated by Arabs for its leaves which are chewed or used to make tea • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑Catha, ↑genus Catha …   Useful english dictionary

  • Catha edulis — …   Википедия

  • Catha edulis — A plant of Ethiopia and Arabia (family Celastraceae), cultivated for use as a stimulant; khat (the fresh leaves and twigs) is chewed or used in the preparation of a beverage; the active principle is pharmacologically related to the amphetamines,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Catha edulis (Vahl) Forssk. ex Endl. — Symbol CAED7 Common Name khat Botanical Family Celastraceae …   Scientific plant list

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”