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Oto

1
or O·toe

[ oh-toh ]

noun

, plural O·tos, (especially collectively) O·to.
  1. a member of a Siouan-speaking tribe of North American Indians who formerly inhabited the lower Missouri River basin and now live in Oklahoma.


oto-

2
  1. a combining form meaning “ear,” used in the formation of compound words:

    otology.

oto-

combining_form

  1. indicating the ear

    otolith

    otitis



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Word History and Origins

Origin of Oto1

< Greek ōto-, combining form of oûs ear 1

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Word History and Origins

Origin of Oto1

from Greek ous, ōt- ear

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Example Sentences

It’s a blow that echoes the prior, unexpected passing of his and Oto’s four-year-old daughter, and leaves Kafuku adrift, especially since Oto had planned to tell her husband something important that very evening.

He informed us, that it is in such high request amongst the Oto Indians, that a horse has been exchanged for eight or ten of them.

Swim (v), ni̍huan (an French); same word as in the Oto language.

Mr. Bodmer took the portraits of an Omaha and an Oto Indian.

Near the mouth of Gasconade River we met the Oto steam-boat.

Ietan, an Oto, of whom we have before spoken, visited us to-day for the purpose of getting two gun-locks mended.

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