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pin·ta

 (pĭn′tə, pēn′tä)
n.
A contagious skin disease prevalent in tropical America, caused by a spirochete (Treponema carateum) and marked by extreme thickening and spotty discoloration of the skin.

[Spanish, painted mark, colored spot, from Vulgar Latin *pīncta; see pint.]
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pinta

(ˈpɪntə)
n
(Pathology) a tropical infectious skin disease caused by the bacterium Treponema carateum and characterized by the formation of papules and loss of pigmentation in circumscribed areas. Also called: mal de pinto
[C19: from American Spanish, from Spanish: spot, ultimately from Latin pictus painted, from pingere to paint]

pinta

(ˈpaɪntə)
n
informal a pint of milk
[C20: phonetic rendering of pint of]

Pinta

(ˈpɪntə)
n
(Historical Terms) the Pinta one of the three ships commanded by Columbus on his first voyage to America (1492)
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pin•ta

(ˈpɪn tə, -tɑ)

n.
an infectious disease occurring chiefly in Central and South America, caused by Treponema carateum, characterized by spots of various colors on the skin.
[1815–25; < American Spanish; Sp pinta spot < Vulgar Latin *pincta, feminine of *pinctus, for Latin pictus, past participle of pingere to paint]
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Translations

pinta

[ˈpaɪntə] Npinta f de leche
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pinta

n (Brit inf) → halber Liter Milch
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pinta

[ˈpaɪntə] n (Brit) (fam) → pinta di latte
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

pinta

n pinta, infección f tropical que causa manchas en la piel
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References in classic literature ?
I will not bore those whom this narrative may reach by an account of our luxurious voyage upon the Booth liner, nor will I tell of our week's stay at Para (save that I should wish to acknowledge the great kindness of the Pereira da Pinta Company in helping us to get together our equipment).
"Sofi Paints Her Dreams /Sofi pinta sus suenos" is bilingual (English/Spanish) picture book about an imaginative girl and an enchanted mural is an engaging exploration of the cultural traditions of the Caribbean.
!-- -- Pinta''s international show, Living Earth: Contemporary Philippine Art, could not have been better timed.
Molly Pinta, who just completed seventh grade at Twin Groves Middle School, and her parents are heading to New York for a guest appearance on the "Today" show.
Persatuan Institusi Tahfiz Al-Quran (PINTA) Perlis chairman Muhd Inzaar Haqieqie Ismail said the religious centre concerned was only registered with the Perlis Islamic Religious Department (JAIP) as a tahfiz centre in name.
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NEWCASTLE: 5.45 Completion, 6.15 Lady Lintera, 6.45 Nomorecalls, 7.15 High Seas, 7.45 Picks Pinta, 8.15 Herm, 8.45 Novabridge.
Este cultivo presenta factores que limitan su produccion en campo, como las plagas de insectos que generan perdidas economicas; destacan la mosca pinta (Aeneolamia spp.