NOTA Unabridged


noun, plural nota [noh-tuh] .
a dorsal plate or sclerite of the thorax of an insect.

1875–80; < Neo-Latin < Greek nôton the back

notal, adjective

nota bene

[noh-tah be-ne; English noh-tuh bey-nee, ben-ee, bee-nee]
note well; take notice. Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
nota (ˈnəʊtə)
the plural of notum

nota bene (ˈnəʊtə ˈbiːnɪ)
NB, N.B., nb, Abbreviation: n.b. note well; take note

notum (ˈnəʊtəm)
n , pl -ta
a cuticular plate covering the dorsal surface of a thoracic segment of an insect
[C19: New Latin, from Greek nōton back]

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Word Origin & History

nota bene
"mark well, observe particularly," c.1721, from L. nota, second person sing. imper. of notare "to mark" + bene "well" (see bene-).
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