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dappled

[dap-uh ld] /ˈdæp əld/
adjective
1.
having spots of a different shade, tone, or color from the background; mottled.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English, probably < Scandinavian; akin to Old Norse depill spot
Related forms
undappled, adjective
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