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panto

[pan-toh] /ˈpæn toʊ/
noun, plural pantos. British
1.
pantomime (def 2).
Origin
by shortening

panto-

1.
a combining form synonymous with pan-:
pantology.
Also, especially before a vowel, pant-.
Origin
combining form representing Greek pant- (stem of pâs) all
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British Dictionary definitions for panto

panto

/ˈpæntəʊ/
noun (pl) -tos
1.
(Brit, informal) short for pantomime (sense 1)

panto-

combining form
1.
all: pantisocracy, pantofle, pantograph, pantomime
Word Origin
from Greek pant-, pas
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