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palomino

[ pal-uh-mee-noh ]
/ ˌpæl əˈmi noʊ /
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noun, plural pal·o·mi·nos.
a horse with a golden coat, a white mane and tail, and often white markings on the face and legs, developed chiefly in the southwestern U.S.
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Origin of palomino

First recorded in 1910–15, Americanism; from Latin American Spanish (Panama), special use of Spanish palomino “of, resembling a dove,” from Latin palumbīnus, equivalent to palumb (ēs) “dove” + -īnus -ine1
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British Dictionary definitions for palomino

palomino
/ (ˌpæləˈmiːnəʊ) /

noun plural -nos
a golden horse with a cream or white mane and tail

Word Origin for palomino

American Spanish, from Spanish: dovelike, from Latin palumbīnus, from palumbēs ring dove
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