mottled

[mot-ld]
adjective
spotted or blotched in coloring.

Origin:
1670–80; mottle + -ed2

unmottled, adjective
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mottle

[mot-l]
verb (used with object), mottled, mottling.
1.
to mark or diversify with spots or blotches of a different color or shade.
noun
2.
a diversifying spot or blotch of color.
3.
mottled coloring or pattern.

Origin:
1670–80; probably back formation from motley

mottlement, noun
mottler, noun
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mottle (ˈmɒtəl)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to colour with streaks or blotches of different shades
 
n
2.  a mottled appearance, as of the surface of marble
3.  one streak or blotch of colour in a mottled surface
 
[C17: back formation from motley]

mottled (ˈmɒtəld)
 
adj
coloured with streaks or blotches of different shades

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mottle
1670s, probably a back formation from motley. Related: Mottling.

mottled
1670s, from mottle (n.), probably a back formation from motley.
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Example sentences
They are mottled brown butterflies that dance in pools of sunlight in forest
  glades.
Her mottled palette alternates between warm and cool hues, matching the weather
  conditions depicted in the poem.
Less spectacular but perhaps more intriguing is the mottled backdrop at the top
  and bottom.
And all year long, the mottled trunks provide sculptural forms.
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