miraa

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Swahili miraa.

Noun[edit]

miraa (uncountable)

  1. (Africa) khat
    • 2015 June 27, Jacqueline Kubania, “How Britain's khat ban devastated an entire Kenyan town”, in The Guardian[1]:
      Now that people are no longer making money from miraa, they do not have money to buy food

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Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

miraa (m-mi class, plural only)

  1. khat
    Synonym: marungi