polka dot

[poh-kuh]
noun Textiles.
1.
a dot or round spot (printed, woven, or embroidered) repeated to form a pattern on a textile fabric.
2.
a pattern of or a fabric with such dots.

Origin:
1880–85, Americanism

polka-dotted, polka-dot, adjective
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polka dot
 
n
1.  one of a pattern of small circular regularly spaced spots on a fabric
2.  a.  a fabric or pattern with such spots
 b.  (as modifier): a polka-dot dress
 
[C19: of uncertain origin]

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Example sentences
Our bright red reversible bib features a fuzzy appliqué of a smiling polar bear
  decked out in his finest polka dot scarf.
Green and red socks cannot distinguish left and right feet, nor can argyle vs
  polka dot or cable knit vs flat.
The rider who wins the polka dot jersey is the best climber in the peloton, the
  king of the mountains.
Checkerboard and polka dot patterns are not imitated so exactly.
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