man·​to | \ ˈman‧ˌtō\
plural -s

Definition of manto

1 : a usually black shawl worn especially by Spanish or Latin American women as a covering for head and shoulders
2a : a nearly horizontal or gently inclined sheetlike body of ore

called also blanket deposit

b : a pipe-shaped ore body

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History and Etymology for manto

Spanish, from Late Latin mantus

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