iota

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

io·ta

noun \ī-ˈō-tə\

: a very small amount

Full Definition of IOTA

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

Other Alphabet Terms

cuneiform, linear, minuscule, pictograph, rune, symbology, wedge

Rhymes with IOTA

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