pecky

[ pek-ee ]
/ ˈpɛk i /

adjective, peck·i·er, peck·i·est.(of timber)

spotted with fungi.

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Origin of pecky

An Americanism dating back to 1840–50; peck2 + -y1
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Example sentences from the Web for pecky

  • Sometimes as in "pecky" or "peggy" cypress, 235 the decayed tracts are tubular.

    Wood and Forest|William Noyes