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[vair-ee-i-gey-tid, vair-i-gey-]
  1. varied in appearance or color; marked with patches or spots of different colors.
  2. varied; diversified; diverse.
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Origin of variegated

First recorded in 1655–65; variegate + -ed2
Related formsun·var·i·e·gat·ed, adjective
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Examples from the Web for unvariegated

Historical Examples

  • That which was the most remarkable was of an unvariegated dull red colour in the body, with a milk-white neck, breast, and head.

    An Account of the English Colony in New South Wales, Vol. 2

    David Collins

British Dictionary definitions for unvariegated


  1. displaying differently coloured spots, patches, streaks, etc
  2. (of foliage or flowers) having pale patches, usually as a result of mutation, infection, etc
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