- a diseased, discolored spot or area on a plant.
- a disease so characterized, usually accompanied by cankers and lesions.
verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for blotched
Alcohol often causes the skin to become red and blotched, and tobacco gives it a dingy and unhealthy appearance.First Book in Physiology and Hygiene|J.H. Kellogg
Her eggs number two, of light buffish to clay-brown ground colour, blotched and spotted with blackish-brown and grey.Birds' Nests, Eggs and Egg-Collecting|Richard Kearton
The sepals are veined with deeper lilac and blotched with orange.The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits|Mary Elizabeth Parsons
The three to five eggs have a grayish ground color and are profusely specked and blotched with gray and brownish.Bird Guide: Land Birds East of the Rockies|Chester A. (Chester Albert) Reed
The veins in his blotched face stood out as he glared down at her while he adjusted himself to this latest threat.The Sheriff's Son|William MacLeod Raine
British Dictionary definitions for blotched
Word Origin for blotch
Word Origin and History for blotched
c.1600, perhaps a blend of blot and botch or patch.