from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The ninth letter of the Greek alphabet. See Table at alphabet.
- n. A very small amount; a bit: not an iota of truth to that tale.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The ninth, and smallest, letter of the Greek alphabet.
- n. A jot; a very small, inconsiderable quantity.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The ninth letter of the Greek alphabet (ι) corresponding with the English i.
- n. A very small quantity or degree; a jot; a particle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The name of the Greek letter I,
ι, corresponding to the Latin and English I, i.
- n. A very small quantity; a tittle; a jot.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
- n. the 9th letter of the Greek alphabet
Latin iōta, from Greek, of Phoenician origin; see yd in Semitic roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek ἰῶτα (iōta). (Wiktionary)