There are 2 main definitions of -ot in English:

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-ot 1

suffix

Forming nouns that were originally diminutives: ballot parrot

Origin

From French.

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Syllabification: -ot

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There are 2 main definitions of -ot in English:

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-ot 2

suffix

1(Forming nouns) denoting a person of a particular type: harlot idiot
1.1Denoting a native of a place: Cypriot

Origin

Via French and Latin from Greek -ōtēs.

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Syllabification: -ot

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