pintado definition

  • noun:
    • A bird, the Cape petrel.
    • Any bird regarding the genus Numida. A few types are found in Africa. The normal pintado, or Guinea fowl, the helmeted, and the crested pintados, are the best-known. See Guinea fowl, under guinea.
    • A fish (Scomberomorus regalis) comparable to, but larger than, the Spanish mackerel, and having elongated spots, typical about Florida while the West Indies.
    • The pintado petrel.
    • the normal guinea-fowl, Numida meleagris. See cut-under Numida.
    • The western Indian mackerel, Scomberomorus regalis.
    • Chintz: the name given to all printed products in East Indies, especially those for the finer quality, some of which seem to have been partly coated by hand.
    • big delicious mackerel of temperate US coastal Atlantic seas
  • others:
    • Painted —that is, spotted or pied.

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