Origin of pinta
Definition for pinta (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for pinta
They named their cruising-ship the Pinta, which in Spanish implies a point.Petals Plucked from Sunny Climes|Sylvia Sunshine
The Pinta, the best sailor of the three vessels, was leading.Celebrated Travels and Travellers|Jules Verne
Columbus did not see the Pinta again until she arrived at Palos.The Life of Christopher Columbus from his own Letters and Journals|Edward Everett Hale
The Pinta did not obey him, and when morning dawned was nowhere to be seen.Notable Voyagers|W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith
He of the Niña made the Canaries 440 leagues distant, the Pinta 420.