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i·o·ta / īˈōtə/ • n. 1. the ninth letter of the Greek alphabet (Ι, ι), transliterated as ‘i.’ ∎  (Iota) [followed by Latin genitive] Astron. the ninth star in a constellation: Iota Piscium. 2. [in sing.] an extremely small amount: nothing she said seemed to make an iota of difference.

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iota the ninth (and smallest) letter of the Greek alphabet (Ι, ι), transliterated as ‘i’. Often used, as in not one iota, to mean an extremely small amount.

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iota the Gr. letter ι; least particle. XVII. — Gr. iôta. See JOT.

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