/ (ˈɒktə) /
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a unit used in meteorology to measure cloud cover, equivalent to a cloud cover of one eighth of the sky
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Word Origin for okta
C20: from Greek okta-, oktō eight
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How to use okta in a sentence
There he was compelled to kneel before Okta, the successor of Genghis.The Story of Russia|R. Van Bergen, M.A.