rota

1
[ roh-tuh ]
/ ˈroʊ tə /

noun

Chiefly British.
  1. a round or rotation of duties; a period of work or duty taken in rotation with others.
  2. an agenda or circuit of sporting events, as a round of golf tournaments, played in different localities throughout the year.
a roster.
Official name Sacred Roman Rota. the ecclesiastical tribunal in Rome, constituting the court of final appeal.

Origin of rota

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1650–60; < Latin: wheel

Definition for rota (2 of 3)

rota

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[ roh-tuh ]
/ ˈroʊ tə /

noun

Definition for rota (3 of 3)

Rota

[ raw-tah ]
/ ˈrɔ tɑ /

noun

Ni·no [nee-naw] /ˈni nɔ/, 1911–1979, Italian composer.
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British Dictionary definitions for rota (1 of 2)

rota

/ (ˈrəʊtə) /

noun

mainly British a register of names showing the order in which people take their turn to perform certain duties

Word Origin for rota

C17: from Latin: a wheel

British Dictionary definitions for rota (2 of 2)

Rota

/ (ˈrəʊtə) /

noun

RC Church the supreme ecclesiastical tribunal for judging cases brought before the Holy See
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