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pinto

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noun pin·to \ˈpin-(ˌ)tō\

Simple Definition of pinto

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of pinto

plural

pintos

also

pintoes

  1. :  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 and Etymology of pinto

American Spanish, from pinto spotted, from obsolete Spanish, from Vulgar Latin *pinctus


First Known Use: 1860


2

pinto

adjective pin·to

Definition of pinto



Examples of pinto in a sentence

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



1865

First Known Use of pinto

1865

Rhymes with pinto


PINTO Defined for Kids

pinto

play
noun pin·to \ˈpin-tō\

Definition of pinto for Students

plural

pintos

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




Medical Dictionary

pinto

play
noun pin·to \ˈpin-(ˌ)tō\

Medical Definition of pinto

  1. :  pinta




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