Definition of Otis

1. Noun. United States inventor who manufactured the first elevator with a safety device (1811-1861).

Exact synonyms: Elisha Graves Otis
Generic synonyms: Industrialist, Artificer, Discoverer, Inventor



2. Noun. Type genus of the Otididae: European bustard.
Exact synonyms: Genus Otis
Generic synonyms: Bird Genus
Group relationships: Family Otididae, Otididae
Member holonyms: Great Bustard, Otis Tarda

Definition of Otis

1. n. A genus of birds including the bustards.

Definition of Otis

1. Proper noun. (surname from=given names dot=), notably of the American revolutionary hero James Otis. ¹

2. Proper noun. (Chiefly American English) (Germanic male given name), transferred from the surname. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Otis

1. A genus of birds including the bustards. Origin: L, a kind of bustard, Gr. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Otis

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otic barotrauma
otic bone
otic capsule
otic ganglion
otic pits
otic placodes
otilonium bromide
otiose
otiosely
otioseness
otiosenesses
otiosities
otiosity
otis (current term)
otitic
otitic hydrocephalus
otitic meningitis
otitides
otitis
otitis desquamativa
otitis externa
otitis interna
otitis media
otitis media with effusion
otitises
otjisumeite
oto-
otoacariasis

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