- a shallow brackish or saline marsh or lake in N Africa, usually dry during the summer.
- a shallow temporary salt lake or marsh in the North African desert
- the hollow in which it lies
- a variant spelling of shott
- A shallow lake or marsh with brackish or saline water, especially in northern Africa. Shotts are dry during the summer, at which time they are also characterized by salt deposits and a lack of vegetation.
- Variant of shott.