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resto

Syllabification: rest·o
Pronunciation: /ˈrestō
 
/

Definition of resto in English:

noun

(plural restos) North American informal
A restaurant.
Example sentences
  • Inside, you'll find nearly 100 listings of Montreal restos where you can eat for under $10.
  • The next year, Seattle's Space Needle was crowned with a rotating resto, just in time for the World's Fair.
  • He called it a Japanese cafeteria, which places the eatery in a different category from the other Japanese restos in town.

Origin

1980s: abbreviation.

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