[ ot-oh ]
/ ˈɒt oʊ /
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Other definitions for otto (2 of 2)
[ ot-oh; German awt-oh ]
/ ˈɒt oʊ; German ˈɔt oʊ /
a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning “rich.”
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How to use otto in a sentence
Rub the civet with the various ottos, mix, and beat in the usual manner.
First dissolve the ottos in the spirit, then add the rose-water.
But the much praised rule of the Ottos gave the Jews subject to them no chance of raising themselves from their lowly position.History of the Jews, Vol. III (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
Perfumers use the ottos of the mint in the manufacture of mouth-washes and dental liquids.
Some of the ottos sent by a native perfumer of Benares were deemed worthy of honorable mention.
British Dictionary definitions for otto (1 of 2)
/ (ˈɒtəʊ) /
another name for attar
British Dictionary definitions for otto (2 of 2)
/ (German ˈɔto) /
Rudolf (ˈruːdɔlf). 1869–1937, German theologian: his best-known work is The Idea of the Holy (1923)
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