Pinto meaning

pĭn'tō
A horse with patchy markings of white and another color.
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(zoology) A horse with a patchy coloration that includes white.
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A member of a mountain tribe of Native Americans living near Acapulco, Mexico.
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Mottled; pied.
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Marked with patches of white and another, usually dark, color; piebald or skewbald.
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A pinto horse or pony.
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Origin of pinto

  • Spanish piebald, spotted from Vulgar Latin pīnctus past participle of Latin pingere to paint peig- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Spanish, painted, mottled, from the white speckled pattern they used to apply to their faces.
    From Wiktionary
  • Spanish pinto (“painted, mottled").
    From Wiktionary