Definition of iota in English:

iota

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Pronunciation: /ʌɪˈəʊtə
 
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noun

  • 1The ninth letter of the Greek alphabet (Ι, ι), transliterated as ‘i’.
  • 1.1 (Iota) [followed by Latin genitive] Astronomy The ninth star in a constellation: Iota Piscium

Origin

from Greek iōta. sense 2 arose because iota is the smallest letter of the Greek alphabet: compare with jot.

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