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Definition of "qat" [qat]

  • Alternative form of khat. (noun)

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Use "qat" in a sentence
  • "As massive crowds rallied in cities across Yemen, observations came in from those on the ground about the lack of food, level of demonstrations, and even the chewing of khat also referred to as qat via Twitter."
  • "Land once used for export crops - cotton, fruit, and vegetables - has been turned over to growing a shrub called qat, whose leaves are chewed for their stimulant effect by Yemenis and which has no significant export market."
  • "The capital became quiet during an afternoon period when Yemenis traditional chew a popular stimulant leaf, known as qat."