piebald

[ pahy-bawld ]
/ ˈpaɪˌbɔld /

adjective

having patches of black and white or of other colors; parti-colored.

noun

a piebald animal, especially a horse.

Origin of piebald

1580–90; pie2 (see pied) + bald

SYNONYMS FOR piebald

Related forms

pie·bald·ly, adverbpie·bald·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for piebaldness

piebald

/ (ˈpaɪˌbɔːld) /

adjective

marked or spotted in two different colours, esp black and whitea piebald horse

noun

a black-and-white pied horse

Word Origin for piebald

C16: pie ² + bald; see also pied
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Medicine definitions for piebaldness

piebaldness

[ pībôld′nĭs ]

n.

A skin disorder that is characterized by pigmentless patches of scalp hair that give the hair a streaked appearance.piebaldism
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