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British Dictionary definitions for okta

okta

octa

noun
  1. a unit used in meteorology to measure cloud cover, equivalent to a cloud cover of one eighth of the sky
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Word Origin

C20: from Greek okta-, oktō eight
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Historical Examples

  • There he was compelled to kneel before Okta, the successor of Genghis.

    The Story of Russia

    R. Van Bergen, M.A.