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British Dictionary definitions for speckled wood

speckled wood

noun
  1. a common woodland brown satyrid butterfly, Pararge aegeria, marked with pale orange or yellowish-white spots
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Historical Examples

  • Beside the woods I mentioned for dyeing and other uses as fustick, speckled-wood, etc.

    A Voyage to New Holland

    William Dampier