manto

noun

man·​to
ˈman‧ˌtō
plural -s
1
: a usually black shawl worn especially by Spanish or Latin American women as a covering for head and shoulders
2
a
: a nearly horizontal or gently inclined sheetlike body of ore

called also blanket deposit

b
: a pipe-shaped ore body

Word History

Etymology

Spanish, from Late Latin mantus

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“Manto.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/manto. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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