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pinto (ˈpɪntəʊ Pronunciation for pinto (US) (Canadian)



  1. marked with patches of white; piebald


(plural) -tos
  1. a pinto horse

Word Origin

C19: from American Spanish (originally: painted, spotted), ultimately from Latin pingere to paint

Example Sentences Including 'pinto'

But the spiders happily gobbled the mates of males fed with pyrrolizidine-free pinto beans.
New Scientist (1999)
I thought they might taste good with some pinto beans and corn bread and a sweet white onion.
Lawson, Jonell Roses are for the Rich
In addition to meats, this group includes fish, poultry, eggs, nuts, and dry beans, such as lentils or pinto beans.
Kowalski, Robert E The 8-Week Cholesterol Cure


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