pinto

[pin-toh, peen-]
adjective
1.
marked with spots of white and other colors; mottled; spotted: a pinto horse.
noun, plural pintos.
2.
Western U.S. a pinto horse.

Origin:
1855–60, Americanism; < American Spanish (obsolete Spanish) < Vulgar Latin *pinctus painted; see pinta

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pinto (ˈpɪntəʊ)
 
adj
1.  marked with patches of white; piebald
 
n , -tos
2.  a pinto horse
 
[C19: from American Spanish (originally: painted, spotted), ultimately from Latin pingere to paint]

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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). Pinto bean is attested from 1916.
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Example sentences
More than one in ten were pinto-patterned, flashing yards of smooth white skin.
On another table sit foods long forgotten: pinto beans, fried tomatoes,
  chowchow relish.
The addition of chocolate adds a surprising sweet twist to this protein-packed
  bowl of pinto beans and kale.
Not so different from the pinto coloration in horses which is conceded to be a
  trait implicit in tameness.
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