pinto etymology

English word pinto comes from Proto-Indo-European *peyḱ-

Detailed word origin of pinto

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*peyḱ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*pi-né-ḱ-ti ~ pi-n-ḱ-énti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
pingere Latin (lat)
pictus Latin (lat)
pinto Spanish (spa) (Caribbean) clever, cunning. (Caribbean) drunk. (Costa Rica) A meal served for lunch or dinner based on gallo pinto but also with a type of meat and possibly some extras.. (Latin America) spotted, pinto, mottled, blotchy.
pinto English (eng) Pied, mottled. (zoology) A horse with a patchy coloration that includes white.

Words with the same origin as pinto

Descendants of *peyḱ-
fad fade feud file filing foe paint painter painting pic picture pint