- the nurse shark, Ginglymostoma cirratum.
Origin of gata
< American Spanish, Spanish: cat < Late Latin catta cat
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Examples from the Web for gata
They did not stop until they came to Farey, and home to Gata.
Thrand of Gata came with a great retinue, and Leif and Gille came there also, with many in their following.
"Gata" was therefore not the English word used for gate, but a street of houses.The Danes in Lancashire and Yorkshire
S. W. Partington
He further tells us that neas landed in Italy, just as his old nurse Caita died, at the place which still is called Gata.
The Duke of Gata, a peer of France, (secret letter, lettre close).Memoirs of the Private Life, Return, and Reign of Napoleon in 1815, Vol. II
Fleury de Chaboulon.