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tobiano

[ toh-bee-on-oh ]
/ ˌtoʊ biˈɒn oʊ /
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noun

a genetic pigmentation pattern of large white patches on the darker base coat of certain horses, as on pinto horses: all four legs being white or mostly white is characteristic of this pattern.
a horse with this pattern.

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Origin of tobiano

First recorded in 1885–90; from American Spanish; probably applied to horses imported by a Dutch emigrant named Tobias
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