- a member of a Siouan-speaking tribe of North American Indians who formerly inhabited the lower Missouri River basin and now live in Oklahoma.
- a combining form meaning “ear,” used in the formation of compound words: otology.
Origin of oto-
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Historical Examples of oto
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.
Oto touched his cap and adjusted the sighting apparatus to his shoulder.
Oto led the way to his cabin and at once offered refreshments to his guests.
before a vowel ot-
- indicating the earotitis; otolith
Word Origin for oto-