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  1. a suffix forming singular nouns that correspond to the plural taxonomic suffix -ota: eukaryote.

Origin of -ote

< Greek -ōtos; see -ota
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  • My landlord, whose name was Ote, had been a captain, and was thought a great deal of at Zurich.

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    Jacques Casanova de Seingalt

  • Ote firmly believed that Learning was the most valuable Asset that a Man could tuck away.

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British Dictionary definitions for ote


abbreviation for
  1. on-target earnings: referring to the salary a salesperson should be able to achieve
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