noun pin·to \ˈpin-(ˌ)tō\

: a horse or pony that has patches of white and another color

plural pintos also pintoes

Full Definition of PINTO

:  a horse or pony of various breeding that is marked with patches of white and another color — compare paint, piebald, skewbald

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Origin of PINTO

American Spanish, from pinto spotted, from obsolete Spanish, from Vulgar Latin *pinctus
First Known Use: 1860



Definition of PINTO

:  pied, mottled

Examples of PINTO

  1. <somehow, the pure white mare had a pinto foal>

First Known Use of PINTO


Rhymes with PINTO

PINTOES Defined for Kids


noun pin·to \ˈpin-tō\
plural pintos

Definition of PINTO for Kids

:  a horse or pony that has patches of white and another color
Medical Dictionary


noun pin·to \ˈpin-(ˌ)tō\

Medical Definition of PINTO

:  pinta


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