Definition of Panto

1. Noun. An abbreviation of pantomime.




Definition of Panto

1. Noun. (British informal) Short form of pantomime ¹

2. Noun. (rail transport informal) Short form of pantograph ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Panto

1. a pantomime [n -TOS]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Panto

pantisocracies
pantisocracy
pantisocrat
pantisocratic
pantisocratical
pantisocratist
pantisocratists
pantisocrats
pantleg
pantlegs
pantler
pantlers
pantless
pantmaker
pantmakers
panto (current term)
panto-
pantoate
pantoate-activating enzyme
pantocracy
pantodont
pantodonts
pantoffels
pantoffle
pantoffles
pantofle
pantofles
pantograph
pantographer
pantographers

Literary usage of Panto

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1882)
"Pan-, panto-, all. ... crude form of the same, occurring in panto-mime. Para-, beside. .... panto ..."

2. History of California by Hubert Howe Bancroft (1886)
"... OCCURRENCES OF A DECADE—MISSION SAN DIEGO—PADRE panto POISONED—NEW CHURCH- CHAPEL AT SANTA ISABEL—SAN Luis REY—A PROSPEROUS MISSION— BRANCH AT PALA—SAN ..."

3. An Historical and Chronological Deduction of the Origin of Commerce, from by Adam Anderson (1787)
"... /ilia panto! ie Even on the main, Our Gallic lilies triumph over Spain! Or, as Sir Philip Meadows gives it ..."

4. A General Dictionary of Painters: Containing Memoirs of the Lives and Works by Matthew Pilkington (1829)
"He also painted two pictures of the Battle of Le- panto, and the Triumph of Marc Antonio Colonna, for the Co- lonna gallery. He died in 1704. ..."

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