khat

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n khat 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"
    • ***
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n khat See kafta.
    • ***

Usage

In literature:

The, called Khat, 114.
"Scarabs" by Isaac Myer
***

In news:

Activists against khat are finding some traction as the Yemeni love of the narcotic chewing leaf could soon make Sanaa the first world capital to run out of water.
Five men and women convicted of smuggling millions of dollars' worth of the illegal African drug khat into the US all received prison sentences of one year or less.
13 defendants in khat smuggling case go to trial.
A federal trial is set to begin against 13 men accused of illegally smuggling millions of dollars' worth of the illegal African drug khat (COT).
The East African plant khat (Catha edulis) has been popular for centuries in the Horn of Africa and parts of the Middle East.
Khat in the Horn of Africa.
Chewing of khat can make you happy, but it can also lead to psychosis.
A bundle of fresh khat leaves is prepared by a farmer in Meru, Kenya.
Cops Don't Know Squat About Khat .
A man who faced felony drug charges for dealing khat doesn't seem to be in trouble anymore.
Khat in the Horn of Africa.
A Somali man chews khat in Uithoorn on January 12, 2012.
KHAT - 96.7 FM ("The Top Hat") THIS RADIO STATION HAS BEEN SOLD.
Cops Don't Know Squat About Khat.
***