pinta: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (pin'tu Sp. pēn'tä), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  1. a nonvenereal treponematosis occurring chiefly in Central and South America, caused by Treponema carateum, characterized by spots of various colors on the skin.


Pronunciation: (pin'tu Sp. pēn'tä), [key]
— n.
  1. one of the three ships under the command of Columbus during his first voyage to America in 1492.
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