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oka1

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Pronunciation: /ˈɒkə
 
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(also oke)

noun

1An Egyptian and former Turkish unit of weight, variable but now usually equal to approximately 1.3 kg (2 3/4 lb).
Example sentences
  • At the time of the Italian invasion in October 1940 an oka (1.3kg., or nearly 3lb.) of bread cost 10 drachmas.
2An Egyptian and former Turkish unit of capacity equal to approximately 0.2 litre ( 1/3 pint).

Origin

early 17th century: via Italian and French oque from Turkish okka, from Arabic ūqīya, based on Latin uncia 'ounce'.

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Oka2

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Pronunciation: /ˈəʊkə
 
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noun

[mass noun]
A variety of cured Canadian cheese, made by Trappist monks.
Example sentences
  • The omelettes are great, made with three extra large eggs and an array of cheeses from Oka to Monterey Jack.
  • I think Oka is a bit too pungent for a cheese plate, as it can overpower the other selections.
  • The beet, apple and Oka salad was served in a light, flaky filo cup.

Origin

named after a town in southern Quebec, where the cheese is made.

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