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dapple-gray

[ dap-uhl-grey ]
/ ˈdæp əlˈgreɪ /
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adjective

gray with ill-defined mottling of a darker shade.

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Origin of dapple-gray

1350–1400; Middle English, perhaps *appelgrei, with d- from dappled; compare Old Norse apalgrār, apli dapple-gray horse

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