Meaning of miraa in English:

miraa

(also mira, mira'a, mirah)

Pronunciation /mɪˈrɑː/

noun

East African
  • The leaves and twigs of the shrub khat, Catha edulis, which contain a stimulant drug.

Origin

1940s. Origin uncertain; perhaps from Meru miraa. Compare Kikuyu muirungi the shrub khat, riirungi (plural mairungi) the leaf of khat used as a stimulant.