a council region of New Zealand, formerly a province, founded by Scottish settlers in the south of South Island. The University of Otago (1869) in Dunedin is the oldest university in New Zealand. Chief town: Dunedin. Pop: 195 000 (2004 est)
[oh-tuh-hee-tee, -hey-] /ˌoʊ təˈhi ti, -ˈheɪ-/ noun 1. former name of .
noun 1. a Society Islands tree, Spondias cytherea, of the cashew family, having whitish flowers and yellow, edible, plumlike fruit. 2. the fruit itself.
noun 1. a small citrus bush, Citrus limonia otaitensis, having fragrant flowers and small orange fruit, often cultivated as a houseplant.
noun an avid collector or enthusiast, esp. one who is obsessed anime, video games, or computer and rarely leaves home Word Origin Japanese ‘house’ Usage Note derogatory slang