a plural suffix occurring in loanwords from Latin, forming nouns used especially in names of zoological groups:Vertebrata.
Other definitions for -ata (2 of 3)
a plural suffix occurring in loanwords from Greek: stomata.
Other definitions for A.T.A. (3 of 3)
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How to use -ata in a sentence
Ata wants the government to state officially whether the reports are true or not.
Afterwards they all breakfasted, and once more rode across the sandy wastes in the direction of Khala-ata.
Early next morning the traveller reached the summit of the mountain range behind which lies Khala-ata.
There seemed no alternative but to return to Khala-ata or surrender himself to the obnoxious and despotic Weimam.
Note that, by poetic license, ata agrees in number with the nearest subject, although it has two.Modern Spanish Lyrics | Various
The Cherokee name Ata′gwa, plural Ani′ta′gwa, is a corruption of the popular form.Myths of the Cherokee | James Mooney