jetto

noun
jet·​to | \ ˈjeˌtō \
plural -s

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First Known Use of jetto

circa 1660, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for jetto

Italian getto, from gettare to throw, from Latin jactare

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The first known use of jetto was circa 1660

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“Jetto.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jetto. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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