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Definition of the noun Otira

What does Otira mean as a name of something?

Otira is a genus of Amaurobiidae, described by Forster & Wilton in 1973.


Otira is a small township seven kilometres north of Arthur's Pass in the central South Island of New Zealand. It is on the northern approach to the pass, a saddle between the Otira and Bealey Rivers high in the Southern Alps. The population of Otira and its surrounds was 87 in the 2006 Census, an increase of 30 from 2001.

Phrases with Otira

Phrases starting with the word Otira:

  1. Otira liana
  2. Otira parva
  3. Otira summa
  4. Otira indura
  5. Otira satura
  6. Otira affinis
  7. Otira canasta
  8. Otira terricola
  9. Otira aquilonaria

Phrases ending with the word Otira:

  1. genus Otira
  2. Mamoea otira
  3. Mangua otira
  4. Aorangia otira
  5. Hexathele otira
  6. species Mamoea otira
  7. species Mangua otira

Other phrases containing the word Otira:

  1. species Otira liana
  2. species Otira parva
  3. Species Otira Summa
  4. species Otira indura

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Otira

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Quaternary Science (2013)

by Scott Elias, Cary Mock

Theextent towhich these moraines were formedby glaciers that flowed over these lava sheets during the Late Otira Glaciation, or whether somewere formed earlier, and lava flows encroached totheirmargins subsequently, isyetto be ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of New Zealand (2016)

by Janine Hayward, Richard Shaw

August: Otira tunnel (8.5 km long) through southern Alps completed. 1924 Compulsory voter registration introduced for all electors except Maori. Ratana takes a petition to the British king, which is not received. 1925 New Zealand assumes ...

Google previewNelson's Perpetual Loose-leaf Encyclopaedia (1920)

An International Work of Reference by John Huston Finley, William Peterson

Otira (Arthur's Pass).

Google previewA Pentaglot Dictionary of the Terms Employed in Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology... (1845)

by Shirley Palmer

Ohrmittel, remedia otira, *. Otique. Ohrmuscbel, f., 1.

Google previewA Paumotuan Dictionary with Polynesian Comparatives (1895)

by Edward Tregear

Maori otira, but ; but indeed. Maori mapunapuna, bubbling up ; puna, a spring. Hawaiiau ma- puna, boiling up. Tahitian тape, the chestnut. Maori ñapen ¡pe, quick; speedy. Tahitian napenape, vigilant. Mangaian narae, a sacred enclosure.

Google previewA Lexicon to Aeschylus (1843)

Containing a Critical Explanation of the More Difficult Passages in the Seven Tragedies by William Linwood

” Perhaps ra \otira here is to be taken adverbially, as in S.c.T. 66. sc.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Bengala Language (1825)

In which the Words are Traced to Their Origin, and Their Various Meanings Given by William Carey

OTira;, a. (from Vt\, fruit, and ir_3\ joined to), ...

Google previewAn Universal Etymological Dictionary (1759)

by Bailey

_ SYNULOTUCKS sSinu/ otira Medicamexta, L.] Medicines which bring Wounds or Sores do a Scar. SY' PHlLIS ...

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Scrabble value of O1T1I1R1A1

The value of this 5-letter word is 5 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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