varied in appearance or color; marked with patches or spots of different colors.
varied; diversified; diverse.
- un·var·i·e·gat·ed, adjective
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How to use variegated in a sentence
The essay “The Ballad of Sexual Optimism” interrogates similarly thorny issues, from consent and coercion to the variegated sweep of sexual preferences.Embracing the sprawling contradictions of ‘freedom’ | Meara Sharma | September 10, 2021 | Washington Post
These variegated formats point to a further awakening by playwrights and directors to the notion that the toolboxes of performance have to be broken open, their contents spilled everywhere.
Muslim Americans are valuable, if largely unrecognized, assets to a variegated American fabric.
The variegated Horsetail is not exclusively maritime, however, for it sometimes grows by the sides of rivers and ponds.How to Know the Ferns | S. Leonard Bastin
Their colour is generally of a cinereous hue, but a few were noticed that were variegated black and white.
The uropygium also, which in the European bird is entirely white, is in our specimen partially variegated with black.
They present a remarkable appearance; the leaves are fatty and shining, the flowers large and variegated.A Woman's Journey Round the World | Ida Pfeiffer
He was the first who painted woman with brilliant drapery and variegated head-dresses.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I | John Lord
British Dictionary definitions for variegated
displaying differently coloured spots, patches, streaks, etc
(of foliage or flowers) having pale patches, usually as a result of mutation, infection, etc
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