Definition of Pinto

1. Noun. A spotted or calico horse or pony.

Generic synonyms: Equus Caballus, Horse



Definition of Pinto

1. a. Lit., painted; hence, piebald; mottled; pied.

2. n. Any pied animal; esp., a pied or "painted" horse.

Definition of Pinto

1. Noun. A member of a mountain tribe of Native Americans living near Acapulco, Mexico. ¹

2. Noun. (zoology) A horse with a patchy coloration that includes white. ¹

3. Adjective. Pied, mottled. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pinto

1. a spotted horse [n -TOS or -TOES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinto

pintadoite
pintados
pintail
pintailed
pintails
pintano
pintanos
pintas
pintel
pinter
pintids
pintles
pintman
pinto (current term)
pinto bean
pintoes
pintoid
pintos
pints
pintsize
pintsized
pintuck
pintucks
pintxo
pintxos
pinule
pinules
pinup

Literary usage of Pinto

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

1. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1893)
"Moreover, -Méndez pinto writes himself down a blustering rogue and ... Méndez pinto was in an agony of terror. " Like one distraught of my wits," he says, ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States by United States Supreme Court, William Cranch, Henry Wheaton, Richard Peters, Benjamin Chew Howard, Jeremiah Sullivan Black (1816)
"pinto, Claimant. Under the Prize Act of June 26th, 1812, and the act of the 2d of August, 1813, allowing a deduction of thirty-three and one third per ..."

3. History of California by Theodore Henry Hittell (1898)
"Arguello related in detail the circumstances how Bernal, having his suspicions aroused, had surprised pinto and pulled him out from a place of concealment, ..."

4. Hakluytus posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"... pinto, borne at old Mon- temor in the Kingdome of Portugal!, was placed in service at ten or twelve yeeres of age in Lisbon, the thirteenth of December, ..."

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