brindle

[ brin-dl ]
/ ˈbrɪn dl /

noun

a brindled coloring.
a brindled animal.

adjective

Origin of brindle

First recorded in 1670–80; back formation from brindled
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brindle

/ (ˈbrɪndəl) /

noun

a brindled animal
a brindled colouring

Word Origin for brindle

C17: back formation from brindled
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