noun ro·ta \ˈrō-tə\

: a list that shows who must do a certain job

Full Definition of ROTA

capitalized [Medieval Latin, from Latin] :  a tribunal of the papal curia exercising jurisdiction especially in matrimonial cases appealed from diocesan courts
chiefly British
a :  a fixed order of rotation (as of persons or duties)
b :  a roll or list of persons :  roster

Examples of ROTA

  1. a rota of housekeeping duties

Origin of ROTA

Latin, wheel — more at roll
First Known Use: 1619

Rhymes with ROTA


biographical name Ro·ta \ˈrō-(ˌ)tä\

Definition of ROTA

Nino 1911–1979 Ital. composer


geographical name Ro·ta \ˈrō-tə\

Definition of ROTA

island W Pacific at S end of the Marianas area 35 square miles (91 square kilometers)
town & port SW Spain on the Atlantic pop 25,053


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