variegation

[vair-ee-i-gey-shuh n, vair-i-gey-]

noun

an act of variegating.
the state or condition of being variegated; varied coloration.

Origin of variegation

First recorded in 1640–50; variegate + -ion
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Related Words for variegation

rainbow, diversification, spectrum

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