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iota

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noun io·ta \ī-ˈō-tə\

Simple Definition of iota

  • : a very small amount

Full Definition of iota

  1. 1 :  the 9th letter of the Greek alphabet — see alphabet table

  2. 2 :  an infinitesimal amount :  jot <did not show an iota of interest>

Examples of iota

  1. <there's not an iota of doubt regarding the defendant's guilt>



Origin of iota

Latin, from Greek iōta, of Semitic origin; akin to Hebrew yōdh yod


First Known Use: 1542

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Rhymes with iota


IOTA Defined for Kids

iota

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noun io·ta \ī-ˈō-tə\

Definition of iota

  1. :  a tiny amount <I don't care an iota.>





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