dappled

[ dap-uhld ]
/ ˈdæp əld /

adjective

having spots of a different shade, tone, or color from the background; mottled.

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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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