[ dap-uhld ]
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  1. having spots of a different shade, tone, or color from the background; mottled.

Origin of dappled

1350–1400; Middle English, probably <Scandinavian; akin to Old Norse depill spot

Other words from dappled

  • un·dap·pled, adjective

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