rota

noun ro·ta \ ˈrō-tə \

Definition of rota

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

Examples of rota in a Sentence

  1. a rota of housekeeping duties

Origin and Etymology of rota

Latin, wheel — more at roll

Rota

biographical name Ro·ta \ ˈrō-(ˌ)tä \

Definition of Rota

Nino 1911–1979 Italian composer

Rota

geographical name Ro·ta \ ˈrō-tə \

Definition of Rota

1 island in the western Pacific Ocean at the southern end of the Mariana Islands area 35 square miles (91 square kilometers)
2 town and port on the Atlantic Ocean in southwestern Spain population 29,136

ROTA Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of rota for English Language Learners

  • : a list that shows who must do a certain job


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