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O·tis

 (ō′tĭs), Elisha Graves 1811-1861.
American inventor of the first widely successful passenger elevator (installed 1857).

Otis

, James 1725-1783.
American Revolutionary politician and publicist whose speeches and pamphlets influenced American sentiment against the British.

O•tis

(ˈoʊ tɪs)

n.
James, 1725–83, American Revolutionary lawyer and public official.
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Noun1.Otis - United States inventor who manufactured the first elevator with a safety device (1811-1861)Otis - United States inventor who manufactured the first elevator with a safety device (1811-1861)
2.Otis - type genus of the Otididae: European bustard
bird genus - a genus of birds
great bustard, Otis tarda - largest European land bird