A divine creative impulse or inspiration.
Mid 17th century: from Latin, from the verb afflare, from ad- ‘to’ + flare ‘to blow’.
“When he’s at his best he proves he has the afflatus of a creative genius!”
A pale golden or tan-coloured horse or pony with a white mane and tail, originally bred in the south-western US.
Early 20th century: from Latin American Spanish, from Spanish palomino ‘young pigeon’, from Latin palumbinus ‘resembling a dove’.