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Borrowed from French chott, from Arabic شَطّ(šaṭṭ). Some of the alternative forms/synonyms (shatt, shat) derive directly from Arabic.

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chott (plural chotts)

  1. (geology) A dry salt lake, in the Saharan area of Africa, that stays dry in the summer but receives some water in the winter.

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  • ^ chott” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.
  • ^ chott” in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary.
  • ^ shott in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

  • FrenchEdit

    EtymologyEdit

    Borrowed from Arabic شَطّ(šaṭṭ).

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    chott m (plural chotts)

    1. (geology) chott

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