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[yoo-tuh] /ˈyu tə/
any of several iguanid lizards of the genus Uta, of the western U.S. and northern Mexico.
Origin of uta
< New Latin, probably Latinization of Ute Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • But as for the making of uta, it is not only men that make them.

    The N Plays of Japan Arthur Waley
  • The Sampiches, lying south of the uta, are similarly considered uta.

    Opuscula Robert Gordon Latham
  • The same table that gives us the uta and Navaho vocabularies, gives us a Moqui one also.

    Opuscula Robert Gordon Latham
  • The noble uta heard tales told of the proud warriors who were to come.

  • uta, the noble dame, and all her meiny mourned bitterly the stately man.

  • Ye might not be more glad to see your kin than I to see the sons of the noble uta.

  • To uta and her sons Rudeger sent word that they had no more loyal margrave than he.

  • Then the child of the noble uta held withal the power over the lands, which well beseemed such high-born dames.

  • When the youth had made her such kindly offer, then gan uta and Gernot and her faithful kin entreat.

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