palomino

[ pal-uh-mee-noh ]
/ ˌpæl əˈmi noʊ /

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

1910–15, Americanism;<American Spanish, special use of Spanish palomino of, resembling a dove <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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