- a plural suffix occurring in taxonomic names, especially of phyla: Eumycota.
Origin of -ota
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Examples from the Web for ota
You are a climber, sigñor, else you could never have crossed the Ota before dawn.
Allied to the Stinger (ota) of Yoruba, and Idzalco, the fighter which makes one go.
I meant to arrive half an hour earlier; but that slope on the Alp Ota offers surprising difficulties in the dark.
They went down by a nearly impassable road, then turning to the right, proceeded along the gloomy valley of Ota.The works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 5 (of 8)
Guy de Maupassant 1850-1893
Ota, angrily flinging down the flower, turned away, after an impulse to force his way into the house and help himself to the coat.Historic Tales, Vol. 12 (of 15)