variegation

[ vair-ee-i-gey-shuh n, vair-i-gey- ]
/ ˌvɛər i ɪˈgeɪ ʃən, ˌvɛər ɪˈgeɪ- /

noun

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

Nearby words

  1. varied thrush,
  2. variedly,
  3. variegate,
  4. variegate porphyria,
  5. variegated,
  6. varier,
  7. varietal,
  8. variety,
  9. variety is the spice of life,
  10. variety meat

Origin of variegation

First recorded in 1640–50; variegate + -ion

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