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mottled

[mot-ld] /ˈmɒt ld/
adjective
1.
spotted or blotched in coloring.
Origin
1670-1680
1670-80; mottle + -ed2
Related forms
unmottled, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for un mottled

mottled

/ˈmɒtəld/
adjective
1.
coloured with streaks or blotches of different shades
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Word Origin and History for un mottled

mottled

adj.

1670s, past participle adjective; see mottle (v.).

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