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ghaut (plural ghauts)

  1. (Caribbean) Alternative form of ghat: a steep ravine leading to the sea
    • Runaway Ghaut in the Lonely Planet Guide
      Ghauts (pronounced guts) are steep ravines that send rainwater rushing down from the mountains into the sea. The most famous is Runaway Ghaut, on the side of the road just north of Salem. According to legend, those who drink from it will return to Montserrat time and again.
  2. (India) Archaic form of ghat.