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okta

/ˈɒktə/
noun
1.
a unit used in meteorology to measure cloud cover, equivalent to a cloud cover of one eighth of the sky
Word Origin
C20: from Greek okta-, oktō eight
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  • There he was compelled to kneel before okta, the successor of Genghis.

    The Story of Russia R. Van Bergen, M.A.

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