dapplegray

dapple-gray

[dap-uhl-grey]
adjective
gray with ill-defined mottling of a darker shade.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English, perhaps *appelgrei, with d- from dappled; compare Old Norse apalgrār, apli dapple-gray horse

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dapple-gray

noun
grey with a mottled pattern of darker grey markings [syn: dapple-grey
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