ata

Definition of ata

  1. variant spelling of atta

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Ata

noun \ˈätə, -tˌä\

Definition of Ata

plural

Ata

or

Atas

  1. 1a :  a predominantly pagan people near Mount Apo in central Mindanao, Philippines b :  a member of such people

  2. 2 :  an Austronesian language of the Ata people

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-ata

noun plural suffix -a·ta \ˈä|tə, ˈā|, ˈȧ|, |tə—in the pronunciation of words containing this suffix, usually only the first two variants are shown\

Definition of -ata

  1. :  ones characterized by having (such a feature) —in names of zoological groups Coelenterata Vertebrata Chordata Branchiata

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Origin and Etymology of -ata

New Latin, from Latin, neuter plural of -atus -ate


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