panto

[ pan-toh ]
/ ˈpæn toʊ /

noun, plural pan·tos.British.

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Origin of panto

By shortening

Definition for panto (2 of 2)

panto-

a combining form synonymous with pan-: pantology.
Also especially before a vowel, pant-.

Origin of panto-

combining form representing Greek pant- (stem of pâs) all
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British Dictionary definitions for panto (1 of 2)

panto
/ (ˈpæntəʊ) /

noun plural -tos

British informal short for pantomime (def. 1)

British Dictionary definitions for panto (2 of 2)

panto-

before a vowel pant-


combining form

allpantisocracy; pantofle; pantograph; pantomime

Word Origin for panto-

from Greek pant-, pas
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