Definition of Pintado

1. Noun. Large edible mackerel of temperate United States coastal Atlantic waters.

Exact synonyms: Cero, Kingfish, Scomberomorus Regalis
Group relationships: Genus Scomberomorus, Scomberomorus
Generic synonyms: Spanish Mackerel
Terms within: Kingfish



Definition of Pintado

1. n. Any bird of the genus Numida. Several species are found in Africa. The common pintado, or Guinea fowl, the helmeted, and the crested pintados, are the best known. See Guinea fowl, under Guinea.

2. n. A fish (Scomberomorus regalis) similar to, but larger than, the Spanish mackerel, and having elongated spots, common about Florida and the West Indies.

Definition of Pintado

1. a large food fish [n -DOS or -DOES]

Medical Definition of Pintado

1. Origin: Sp, painted, fr. Pintar to paint. Any bird of the genus Numida. Several species are found in Africa. The common pintado, or Guinea fowl, the helmeted, and the crested pintados, are the best known. See Guinea fowl, under Guinea. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pintado

pinstripes
pinstriping
pint
pint-size
pint-sized
pint pot
pint pots
pinta
pinta fever
pintable
pintables
pintada
pintadas
pintado (current term)
pintadoes
pintadoite
pintados
pintail
pintailed
pintails
pintano
pintanos
pintas
pintel
pinter
pintids

Literary usage of Pintado

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. List of Documents in Spanish Archives Relating to the History of the United by James Alexander Robertson (1910)
"Signed by VS pintado. AI, Pap. proc. de Cuba. DAH, Span. Doc. 2 pp. 5195 June /5. Pensacola. ... pintado to Juan de la Rua, Sec'y of Pensacola Cabildo. ..."

2. List of documents in Spanish archives relating to the history of the United by James Alexander Robertson (1910)
"Signed by VS pintado. AI, Pap. proc. de Cuba. DAH, Span. Doc. 2 pp. 5195 June /5. Pensacola. ... pintado to Juan de la Rua. Sec'y of Pensacola Cabildo. ..."

3. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"... 101; Some Tern Notes, 101; The pintado Petrol (Daption In Spring, 100; Mute Swans on the Hudson, 100; Black Tern on Long ..."

4. A Larger History of the United States of America to the Close of President by Thomas Wentworth Higginson (1885)
"... A» IF A NUMBER OF 20 40 SO SO 70 80 9 SCALE OF 100 FEET PLAN OF THE PUEBLO pintado. pires were to be read anew in the light of that one discovery. ..."

5. History of the United States from 986 to 1905 by Thomas Wentworth Higginson, William MacDonald (1905)
"These romances had been told in good faith, or something as .near it as the narrator knew, *CQ VARO* TO THE • ID OF THE CHACO PUEBLO pintado. Chaco Canon. ..."

6. Massacres of the Mountains: A History of the Indian Wars of the Far West by Jacob Piatt Dunn (1886)
"... OF PUEBLO pintado. varying in width from fifty to one hundred miles, besides some scattered ones outside these limits. They are usually collected in ..."

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