- marked with spots of white and other colors; mottled; spotted: a pinto horse.
- Western U.S. a pinto horse.
- pinto bean.
Origin of pinto
Related Words for pintocase, bin, crate, chest, coffer, carton, pinto, sarcophagus, nag, crib, glass, trot, racehorse, cayuse, mustang, dappled, heterogeneous, mixed, multicolored, spotted
Examples from the Web for pinto
Contemporary Examples of 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.Twitter’s Winners and Losers
December 29, 2012
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
September 4, 2012
“Her being so passive was not easy for me to digest,” Pinto says.Freida Pinto on Playing Passive ‘Trishna,’ Her ‘Slumdog’ Break, and More
July 14, 2012
Historical Examples of pinto
He leaned over the saddle and spurred the pinto into his racing gait.
Moreover, Andy watched, and when the pairs halted he made the pinto weave.
And the pinto, for all his courage, could not meet that handicap and beat it.
Never had the pinto dodged his share of honest running, and this day was no exception.
He reined the pinto under the trees to look up at that tall, black mass.
- marked with patches of white; piebald
- a pinto horse
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.