[pal-uh-mee-noh] /ˌpæl əˈmi noʊ/
noun, plural palominos.
a horse with a golden coat, a white mane and tail, and often white markings on the face and legs, developed chiefly in the southwestern U.S.
noun (pl) -nos
a golden horse with a cream or white mane and tail
1914, from American Spanish palomino “cream-colored horse,” from Spanish, literally “young dove,” perhaps from Italian palombino “dove-colored,” from Latin palumbinus “of wood pigeons,” from palumba “wood pigeon” (see fallow (adj.)). The horse so called because of its dove-like coloring, light brown or cream with a pale mane and tail.
[puh-loo-kuh] /pəˈlu kə/ noun, Slang. 1. an athlete, especially a boxer, lacking in ability, experience, or competitive spirit. 2. a stupid, clumsy person. /pəˈluːkə/ noun 1. (US, slang) a stupid or clumsy boxer or other person n. “mediocre prizefighter,” 1926, of unknown origin, credited to U.S. sportswriter and “Variety” staffer Jack Conway (d.1928). Non-boxing sense […]
noun a place characterized by stupidity or dullness Word Origin palooka ‘average boxer’ + -ville ‘fictitious place’
[pah-laws] /ˈpɑ lɔs/ noun 1. a seaport in SW Spain: starting point of Columbus’s first voyage westward. /Spanish ˈpalɔs/ noun 1. a village and former port in SW Spain: starting point of Columbus’ voyage of discovery to America (1492)
[pal-oh san-toh] /ˈpæl oʊ ˈsæn toʊ/ noun 1. a South American tree, Bulnesia sarmienti, of the caltrop family, yielding a fragrant essential oil. 2. a tropical American tree, Triplaris americana, of the buckwheat family, having large leaves and showy red female flowers.