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mottled

[ mot-ld ]
/ ˈmɒt ld /
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adjective
spotted or blotched in coloring.
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Origin of mottled

First recorded in 1670–80; mottle + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM mottled

un·mot·tled, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for mottled

mottled
/ (ˈmɒtəld) /

adjective
coloured with streaks or blotches of different shades
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