Try Our Apps


WATCH "Lumbersexual"


[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. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for uta
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • When the youth had made her such kindly offer, then gan uta and Gernot and her faithful kin entreat.

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

  • Those which most struck me (next to Chrimhilde and her husband) were the figures of the daring Hagen and the venerable queen uta.

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

  • But as for the making of uta, it is not only men that make them.

    The N Plays of Japan Arthur Waley
  • Then the child of the noble uta held withal the power over the lands, which well beseemed such high-born dames.

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

  • With grim and fearful blows the son of fair uta then greeted the brave knight Wolfhart.

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

    Opuscula Robert Gordon Latham
Related Abbreviations for uta


University of Texas at Arlington
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for uta

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for uta

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for uta