pinto
I. noun (plural pintos; also pintoes) Etymology: American Spanish, from pinto spotted, from obsolete Spanish, from Vulgar Latin *pinctus Date: 1860 a horse or pony of various breeding that is marked with patches of white and another color — compare paint, piebald, skewbald II. adjective Date: 1865 pied, mottled

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  • Pinto — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Pinto puede referirse a: Localidades la localidad española de Pinto, en la provincia de Madrid. la localidad argentina de Cañada de Río Pinto, en el departamento Ischilín de la provincia de Córdoba. la localidad… …   Wikipedia Español

  • pinto — 1860, marked black and white, from Amer.Sp. pinto, lit. painted, spotted, from Sp., from V.L. *pinctus, from L. pictus painted, pp. of pingere to paint (see PAINT (Cf. paint)). Pinto bean is attested from 1916 …   Etymology dictionary

  • pinto — ☆ pinto [pin′tō ] adj. [AmSp, spotted < obs. Sp < VL * pinctus: see PINTADO] marked with patches of white and black or another dark color; piebald or skewbald n. pl. pintos 1. a pinto horse or pony 2. PINTO BEAN …   English World dictionary

  • PINTO — PINTO, name of several families who originated in the small town of Pinto, whose Jewish community was subordinate to that of Madrid. Some Pintos arrived in morocco from the Iberian Peninsula, particularly from Seville, in 1492 and 1496 and from… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Pinto — Pin to, a. [Sp., painted.] Lit., painted; hence, piebald; mottled; pied. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pinto — Pin to, n. Any pied animal; esp., a pied or painted horse. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pinto — Pinto, portug. Silbermünze 1690–1794; s. Cruzado …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Pinto — Pinto, der neuere portug. Silbercruzado = 480 Reis …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Pinto — Portugais, italien ou castillan, le nom signifie tacheté (latin pictus > pinctus). Sans doute un sobriquet désignant celui qui a des taches de rousseur, ou encore qui a les cheveux poivre et sel. En portugais, le mot peut aussi signifier… …   Noms de famille

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