AskDefine | Define pinto

Dictionary Definition

pinto n : a spotted or calico horse or pony

User Contributed Dictionary

see Pinto

English

Etymology

pinto ‘painted, mottled’.

Pronunciation

  • /'pɪntəʊ/

Noun

  1. A horse with a patchy coloration that includes white.

Translations

horse with patchy coloration including white

Adjective

  1. Pied, mottled.
    • 1963: While Profane, dreamy, went on to tell of his nights with the Alligator Patrol, and how he’d hunted one pinto beast through Fairing’s Parish; cornered and killed it in a chamber lit by some frightening radiance. — Thomas Pynchon, V.

Translations

pied, mottled

Derived terms

Italian

Verb

it-pp pint

Noun

pinto m pl pinte
  1. turkey

Portuguese

Noun

pinto
  1. In the context of "zoology|lang=pt": chick: a young chicken
  2. In the context of "colloquial|Brazil|lang=pt": penis
  3. In the context of "vulgar|Brazil|lang=pt}} penis

Verb

drunk

Extensive Definition

Pinto may refer to:

General

  • Conspiracy of the Pintos, a rebellion against Portuguese rule in Goa, India in 1787
  • Ford Pinto (1971-1980), a subcompact car manufactured by the Ford Motor Company for the North American market
    • Ford Pinto engine, unofficial nickname for a 4 cylinder internal combustion engine built by the Ford Motor Company in Europe
  • Gallo Pinto, a dish traditional to Nicaragua and Costa Rica consisting primarily of beans and rice
  • Pinto bean, a type of mottled bean
  • Pinto horse, a horse coat color that consists of large patches of white and another color

People

Pinto is a common surname in the Portuguese, Italian and Spanish languages.

Surname

Other

  • Pinto Colvig (1892–1967), U.S. vaudeville actor, radio actor, newspaper cartoonist, prolific movie voice actor, and circus performer, best known as the voice of Disney's Goofy and the original Bozo the Clown

Places

See also

pinto in German: Pinto
pinto in Spanish: Pinto
pinto in Italian: Pinto
pinto in Luxembourgish: Pinto
pinto in Dutch: Pinto
pinto in Portuguese: Pinto

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

bay, bayard, buckskin, calico, calico pony, chestnut, clouded, dapple, dapple-gray, dappled, dun, gray, grizzle, marbled, motley, mottled, paint, painted pony, pepper-and-salt, piebald, pied, roan, skewbald, sorrel
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