Otis

Definitions of Otis
  1. noun
    United States inventor who manufactured the first elevator with a safety device (1811-1861)
    synonyms: Elisha Graves Otis
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    example of:
    industrialist
    someone who manages or has significant financial interest in an industrial enterprise
    artificer, discoverer, inventor
    someone who is the first to think of or make something
  2. noun
    type genus of the Otididae: European bustard
    synonyms: genus Otis
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    type of:
    bird genus
    a genus of birds
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