Meaning of CLOT in English

CLOT

/ klɒt; NAmE klɑːt/ noun , verb

■ noun

1.

= blood clot :

They removed a clot from his brain.

2.

( old-fashioned , BrE , informal ) a stupid person

■ verb

( -tt- ) when blood or cream clots or when sth clots it, it forms thick lumps or clots :

[ v ]

a drug that stops blood from clotting during operations

[ vn ]

the blood clotting agent, Factor 8

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WORD ORIGIN

Old English clott , clot , of Germanic origin; related to German Klotz .

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