Associations to the word «Otis»

Wiktionary

OTIS, proper noun. A taxonomic genus within the family Otididae, the bustard family of birds.
OTIS, proper noun. A surname​, notably of the American revolutionary hero James Otis and the innovator and industrialist Elisha Otis.
OTIS, proper noun. (chiefly US) A male given name, transferred from the surname.
OTIS TARDA, proper noun. A taxonomic species within the family Otidae   — the great bustard.

Dictionary definition

OTIS, noun. United States inventor who manufactured the first elevator with a safety device (1811-1861).
OTIS, noun. Type genus of the Otididae: European bustard.

Wise words

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