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pied

[ pahyd ]
/ paɪd /
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adjective

having patches of two or more colors, as various birds and other animals: a pied horse.
wearing pied clothing.

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Origin of pied

1350–1400; Middle English; pie2 (with reference to the black and white plumage of the magpie) + -ed3
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British Dictionary definitions for pied

pied
/ (paɪd) /

adjective

having markings of two or more colours
C14: from pie ²; an allusion to the magpie's black-and-white colouring
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