dato

noun da·to \ˈdä(ˌ)tō\\-)tü\
variants: or

datto

\ˈdä(ˌ)tō\ or

datu

\-)tü\

Definition of dato

plural

-s

  1. :  a local headman in many parts of central Malaysia and the southern Philippines

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Origin and Etymology of dato

dato, datto from Spanish dato, from Tagalog datò; datu from Malay


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of dato


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