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