junto

noun
jun·​to | \ ˈjən-(ˌ)tō How to pronounce junto (audio) \
plural juntos

Definition of junto

: a group of persons joined for a common purpose

First Known Use of junto

1623, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for junto

probably alteration of junta

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“Junto.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/junto. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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