a golden-tan or cream-colored horse that has a white, silver, or ivory tail and mane and, often, white spots on the face and legs
Origin of palominoAmerican Spanish from Sp, dove-colored from Classical Latin palumbinus from palumbes, a pigeon, ringdove from Indo-European base an unverified form pel-, gray, pale (from source pale, fallow): form probably influenced, influence by Classical Latin columba: see columbarium
A horse with a golden or tan coat and a white or cream-colored mane and tail.
Origin of palominoAmerican Spanish from Spanish squab, young pigeon diminutive of paloma dove, pigeon ( the light coats of palominos being likened to the pale plumage of pigeons ) from Vulgar Latin palumba alteration of palumbēs wood pigeon ; see pel-1 in Indo-European roots.
From Spanish palomino, from paloma ("dove") + diminutive suffix -ino.