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picotee

[pik-uh-tee] /ˌpɪk əˈti/
noun
1.
a variety of carnation, tulip, etc., having an outer margin of another color.
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30; < French picoté marked, pricked, past participle of picoter to mark with tiny points, derivative of picot picot; see -ee
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  • Now there are even two-toned impatiens with a picotee pattern.
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picotee

/ˌpɪkəˈtiː/
noun
1.
a type of carnation having pale petals edged with a darker colour, usually red
adjective
2.
like a picotee; with darker edges
Word Origin
C18: from French picoté marked with points, from picot
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