speckled Indians
Pintos Pin"tos, n. pl.; sing. {Pinto}. [Sp., painted, mottled.] (Eyhnol.) A mountain tribe of Mexican Indians living near Acapulco. They are remarkable for having the dark skin of the face irregularly spotted with white. Called also {speckled Indians}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Speckled Indians — Speckled Spec kled, a. Marked or variegated with small spots of a different color from that of the rest of the surface. [1913 Webster] {Speckled Indians} (Ethnol.), the Pintos. {Speckled trout}. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The common American brook trout. See …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Speckled — Spec kled, a. Marked or variegated with small spots of a different color from that of the rest of the surface. [1913 Webster] {Speckled Indians} (Ethnol.), the Pintos. {Speckled trout}. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The common American brook trout. See {Trout} …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Speckled trout — Speckled Spec kled, a. Marked or variegated with small spots of a different color from that of the rest of the surface. [1913 Webster] {Speckled Indians} (Ethnol.), the Pintos. {Speckled trout}. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The common American brook trout. See …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pinto — Pintos Pin tos, n. pl.; sing. {Pinto}. [Sp., painted, mottled.] (Eyhnol.) A mountain tribe of Mexican Indians living near Acapulco. They are remarkable for having the dark skin of the face irregularly spotted with white. Called also {speckled… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pintos — Pin tos, n. pl.; sing. {Pinto}. [Sp., painted, mottled.] (Eyhnol.) A mountain tribe of Mexican Indians living near Acapulco. They are remarkable for having the dark skin of the face irregularly spotted with white. Called also {speckled Indians}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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