Meaning of mamoty in English:

mamoty

Pronunciation /ˈmaməti/

noun

(also mamootie)
  • A hand tool for digging, shaped like a hoe with the blade at an acute angle to the handle, used mainly in South Asia.

Origin

Late 18th century. From Tamil mammaṭṭi from maṇveṭṭi from maṇ earth, soil + veṭṭu to dig.