lota lota


  1. (n) a globular water bottle used in Asia
  2. (n) burbot


  • That has helped earn her the derogatory epithet lota, the round-bottomed (and thus wobbly) pitchers used in Pakistani bathrooms.



  1. "We talked, and she took me up to Samambia, the village where Elizabeth and Lota had lived in that strange-looking house designed by Lota, who fancied herself an architect. It's almost like a steel scaffolding, high up among the waterfalls and...
    on Apr 6, 2006 By: Amy Irving Source: Downtown Express

  2. In 1966, when Lota was having mental-health troubles, Bishop wrote her friend Anny Baumann: "My darling Lota, whom I still love very much if she'd give me a chance to show it, has been simple hell to live with for five years now."
    on Oct 28, 2008 By: Elizabeth Bishop Source: Village Voice

  3. "I didn't really sign up for that, but it's been very cool," Embree said, smiling. "It's kind of a new responsibility and it's been trying sometimes, and it's been rewarding. They ask a lota questions about things you don't even really think...
    on Sep 6, 2007 By: Alan Embree Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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