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pinto bean

  

      n   a variety of kidney bean that has mottled seeds and is grown for food and fodder in the southwestern U.S.  
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pinto     (U.S. and Canadian)  
      adj  
1    marked with patches of white; piebald  
      n   pl   , -tos  
2    a pinto horse  
     (C19: from American Spanish (originally: painted, spotted), ultimately from Latin pingere to paint)  


pinto bean  
      n   a variety of kidney bean that has mottled seeds and is grown for food and fodder in the southwestern U.S.  

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