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Meaning of OTIS

Pronunciation:  'owtis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  type genus of the Otididae: European bustard
  2. [n]  United States inventor who manufactured the first elevator with a safety device (1811-1861)
 

OTIS is a 4 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: Elisha Graves Otis, genus Otis
 
 See Also: artificer, bird genus, discoverer, family Otididae, great bustard, industrialist, inventor, Otididae, Otis tarda

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\O"tis\, n. [L., a kind of bustard, Gr. ?.] (Zo["o]l.)
A genus of birds including the bustards.

 

 

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