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palomino

noun pal·o·mi·no \ˌpa-lə-ˈmē-(ˌ)nō\

: a horse that is light golden or cream in color and that has a cream or white mane and tail

plural pal·o·mi·nos

Full Definition of PALOMINO

:  a horse that is pale cream to gold in color and has a flaxen or white mane and tail

Origin of PALOMINO

American Spanish, from Spanish, like a dove, from Latin palumbinus, from palumbes ringdove; akin to Greek peleia dove, Latin pallēre to be pale — more at fallow
First Known Use: 1914

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palomino

noun pal·o·mi·no \ˌpa-lə-ˈmē-nō\
plural pal·o·mi·nos

Definition of PALOMINO for Kids

:  a horse with a light golden coat and a cream or white mane and tail

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