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pinto

noun pin·to \ ˈpin-(ˌ)tō \

Definition of pinto

plural pintos also pintoes
: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


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pinto

adjective

Definition of pinto

Examples of pinto in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of pinto

1865


PINTO Defined for English Language Learners

pinto

noun

Definition of pinto for English Language Learners

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


PINTO Defined for Kids

pinto

noun pin·to \ ˈpin-tō \

Definition of pinto for Students

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

Medical Dictionary

pinto

noun pin·to \ ˈpin-(ˌ)tō \

medical Definition of pinto



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