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n. pl. pal·o·mi·nos
A horse with a golden or tan coat and a white or cream-colored mane and tail.

[American Spanish, from Spanish, squab, young pigeon, diminutive of paloma, dove, pigeon (the light coats of palominos being likened to the pale plumage of pigeons), from Vulgar Latin *palumba, alteration of palumbēs, wood pigeon; see pel- in Indo-European roots.]


n, pl -nos
(Breeds) a golden horse with a cream or white mane and tail
[American Spanish, from Spanish: dovelike, from Latin palumbīnus, from palumbēs ring dove]


(ˌpæl əˈmi noʊ)

n., pl. -nos.
a horse with a golden coat, a white mane and tail, and often white markings, developed chiefly in the southwestern U.S.
[1910–15, Amer.; < American Spanish; Sp palomino of, resembling a dove < Latin palumbīnus=palumb(ēs) dove + -īnus -ine1]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.palomino - a horse of light tan or golden color with cream-colored or white mane and tailpalomino - a horse of light tan or golden color with cream-colored or white mane and tail
Equus caballus, horse - solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times


[ˌpæləˈmiːnəʊ] n (= horse) → palomino m


nPalomino nt
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