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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.]
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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]
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(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]
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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
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[ˌpæləˈmiːnəʊ] n (= horse) → palomino m
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nPalomino nt
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Caption: 1 Ira and Fayth Jenkins 2 Chris Jenkins and Ranese Jeffery 3 Blair Phillips, Neal Timiraous 4 Ira Jenkins, Marvin Palominos, Frankie Clark 5 Leymis and Kavin Wilmott 6 Paul Bova, Neil Phillips, Diane Bova
Duns and palominos were in great demand and it was Menai/Friarly Stud's palomino yearling colt Menai Moon Man who topped the section Cs at pounds 3,200.
Section A colt foals provided the largest competition of the show and from 23, two palominos headed the class.
On some days the trickle hatch continues until the early afternoon and can be especially good on the lee of the island on the Doxford Lake where the dry fly fisherman should find success with tiny palominos, shuttlecocks and small hare's ear sugar cubes.
Issie has landed her dream job - handling horses on a real film set and, with a group of frisky palominos to deal with, she asks her friends at the pony club to help out too.
The first title in Oxford's Transportation in America describes how Mustangs, Arabians, Palominos, Morgans and other horses played an essential role in our history.
Maynard used three similar palominos to relieve Tarzan of some of the hard riding and dangerous stunt work in their movies.
Hence the apparent paradox: the Palominos'unified musical approach is at the same time an intersection through which jarringly diverse stylistic voices flow.
Palominos, duns and blacks were popular, led by top class dun, the two-year-old filly Avonvalley Moonshine, who fetched pounds 6,000 for John Llewellyn-James, Worcester.