- having patches of black and white or of other colors; parti-colored.
- a piebald animal, especially a horse.
Origin of piebald
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1. dappled, mottled.
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- marked or spotted in two different colours, esp black and whitea piebald horse
- a black-and-white pied horse
C16: pie ² + bald; see also pied
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Word Origin and History for piebaldness
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- A skin disorder that is characterized by pigmentless patches of scalp hair that give the hair a streaked appearance.piebaldism
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