Here is the meaning of the word, ROTE

Rote ( n. ) - A frequent repetition of forms of speech without attention to the meaning; mere repetition; as, to learn rules by rote.
Rote ( n. ) - A kind of guitar, the notes of which were produced by a small wheel or wheel-like arrangement; an instrument similar to the hurdy-gurdy.
Rote ( n. ) - A root.
Rote ( n. ) - The noise produced by the surf of the sea dashing upon the shore. See Rut.
Rote ( v. i. ) - To go out by rotation or succession; to rotate.
Rote ( v. t. ) - To learn or repeat by rote.