variegated

[vair-ee-i-gey-tid, vair-i-gey-]
adjective
1.
varied in appearance or color; marked with patches or spots of different colors.
2.
varied; diversified; diverse.

Origin:
1655–65; variegate + -ed2

unvariegated, adjective
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variegate

[vair-ee-i-geyt, vair-i-geyt]
verb (used with object), variegated, variegating.
1.
to make varied in appearance, as by adding different colors.
2.
to give variety to; diversify.

Origin:
1645–55; < Late Latin variegātus (past participle of variegāre to make (something) look varied), equivalent to Latin vari(us) various + -eg- (combining form of agere to do; see agent) + -ātus -ate

variegator, noun
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variegate (ˈvɛərɪˌɡeɪt)
 
vb
1.  to alter the appearance of, esp by adding different colours
2.  to impart variety to
 
[C17: from Late Latin variegāre, from Latin varius diverse, various + agere to make]
 
varie'gation
 
n

variegated (ˈvɛərɪˌɡeɪtɪd)
 
adj
1.  displaying differently coloured spots, patches, streaks, etc
2.  (of foliage or flowers) having pale patches, usually as a result of mutation, infection, etc

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variegate
"to mark with different colors," 1646 (implied in variegation), from L.L. variegatus "made of various sorts or colors," pp. of variegare "diversify with different colors," from varius "spotted, changing, varying" (see vary) + root of agere "to drive" (see act).
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Example sentences
Meanwhile, colorful variegated squirrels bound from branch to branch,
  chattering territorial warnings to their neighbors.
There are many forms, from small-leafed, variegated needlepoint ivies to
  all-green vines that can cover trees.
Of course, it's the elusive and variegated nature of those effects that gives
  e-mail research its spice.
If you grow enough variegated plants long enough, you're bound to see it happen
  sooner or later.
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