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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.]

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)

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]
Translations

pinta

[ˈpaɪntə] Npinta f de leche

pinta

n (Brit inf) → halber Liter Milch

pinta

[ˈpaɪntə] n (Brit) (fam) → pinta di latte

pinta

n pinta, infección f tropical que causa manchas en la piel
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).
Las autoridades capitalinas estan a la espera del analisis elaborado por especialistas del Centro Nacional de Conservacion y Registro del Patrimonio Artistico Mueble (Cencropam), para definir los procedimientos que quitaran las pintas realizadas en algunos monumentos historicos durante una protesta ocurrida el pasado viernes 16 de agosto.
A FLEET of high-powered electric milk floats, which can do more than 50mph, is hitting the road - as doorstep pintas become more popular.
de judias pintas * 1 diente de ajo * 1/2 cebolla * 1
But things were changing and Austin had begun to deliver bottled water along with his daily pintas.
Like many Earlsdon residents, I am fed up with these early morning drunks stealing pintas. Unlike those who can afford to stay out boozing all night, I am on a low income and have to live on a costly restrictive diet.
At that time many milkmen still delivered people's pintas on a horse and cart so Sam certainly stood out from the crowd on his milk round in Sheepridge.
AN elderly milkman faces jail for delivering pot with pintas on his round.
If DNA tests reveal the presence of pure-blood Pintas, researchers could set up a new breeding program.
A force spokesman said: "Supply is struggling to meet demand and it will soon be necessary to look for extra pintas.
He won pounds 500, which he donated to the British Heart Foundation Tommy has worked for Express Dairies for 25 years and delivered pintas for 12 years.
ORGANIC milk producers throughout Wales will be giving away hundreds of free pintas over the next few weeks.