flota

noun
flo·​ta | \ ˈflō-tə \

Definition of flota

: a fleet of Spanish ships

First Known Use of flota

1527, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for flota

Spanish

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about flota

Statistics for flota

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for flota

The first known use of flota was in 1527

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on flota

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with flota

Spanish Central: Translation of flota

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about flota

Comments on flota

What made you want to look up flota? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to deny responsibility for

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

What did you just call me?! A Quiz

  • rows-of-various-emoji
  • If a member of the audience describes your speech as bombastic, does that person mean it is:
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!