noun \ˈsen-(ˌ)tō\
plural cen·to·nes \sen-ˈtō-(ˌ)nēz\

Definition of CENTO

:  a literary work made up of parts from other works

Origin of CENTO

Late Latin, from Latin, patchwork garment; perhaps akin to Sanskrit kanthā patched garment
First Known Use: 1605



Definition of CENTO

Central Treaty Organization


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