noun, plural pin·tos.
Origin of pinto
Examples from the Web for pinto
That's when Pinto Molina, an ordained Baptist reverend, and Saboia, a Roman Catholic, got out of the car and prayed.
Still, Morales refused to grant him safe conduct on grounds that Pinto stood accused of common crimes.
“Much love to the Pinto family,” Cruz tweeted after the visit.
Pinto, whose designs received so much attention during the last presidential campaign, has shuttered her retail operation.Michelle Obama’s First-Lady Fashion: Subtle and Savvy|Robin Givhan|September 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“Her being so passive was not easy for me to digest,” Pinto says.Freida Pinto on Playing Passive ‘Trishna,’ Her ‘Slumdog’ Break, and More|Jacob Bernstein|July 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Chald.in the remotest parts of the East, recorded in the travels of Pinto.The Works of Sir Thomas Browne (Volume 2 of 3)|Thomas Browne
In the last fifteen minutes his suspicions in regard to Pinto had become a certainty.
You, of course, are going on the presumption that Pinto is the culprit.
His words were punctuated by the deadly pop of Pinto's blow-gun.The Inca Emerald|Samuel Scoville
“That he is one who seeks to remain unknown,” responded Captain Pinto.The Prime Minister|W.H.G. Kingston
British Dictionary definitions for pinto
noun plural -tos
Word Origin for pinto
Word Origin and History for pinto
1860, "a horse marked black and white," from American Spanish pinto, literally "painted, spotted," from Spanish, from Vulgar Latin *pinctus, variant of Latin pictus "painted," past participle of pingere "to paint" (see paint (v.)). Pinto bean is attested from 1916, so called for its markings.