What is another word for qat?

13 synonyms found


[ kˈat], [ kˈat], [ k_ˈa_t]

Qat is a stimulant derived from the leaves of the Catha edulis plant, commonly chewed in East Africa and the Middle East. It goes by various names depending on the region, such as khat, chat, miraa, and tschat in Somalia. It is also known as "Abyssinian tea" or "Arabian tea" due to its popularity in the Arab world. The drug is often referred to as "green gold" due to its high demand and revenue-generating potential. While it is a soft drug with few serious side effects, qat is illegal in many countries and requires a special license to be grown and sold in others.

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Usage examples for Qat

qat fashioned the first woman out of supple twigs, and when she smiled he knew she was a living woman.
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Then qat divided them into pairs and called each pair husband and wife.
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He likewise worked at them six days, beat his drum, and made them live, just as qat did.
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