junto

[ juhn-toh ]
/ ˈdʒʌn toʊ /

noun, plural jun·tos.

a self-appointed committee, especially with political aims; cabal.

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Origin of junto

First recorded in 1635–45; alteration of junta
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British Dictionary definitions for junto

junto
/ (ˈdʒʊntəʊ, ˈdʒʌn-) /

noun plural -tos

a variant of junta (def. 2)

Word Origin for junto

C17: variant of junta
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