- Variegated Va"ri*e*ga`ted, a.
Having marks or patches of different colors; as, variegated
leaves, or flowers.
Ladies like variegated tulips show. --Pope. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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variegated — variegated, particolored, motley, checkered, checked, pied, piebald, skewbald, dappled, freaked can all mean having a pattern involving different colors or shades of color. Variegated implies variation in the color (as of a single piece, object,… … New Dictionary of Synonyms
variegated — index composite, compound, dissimilar, diverse, heterogeneous, manifold, miscellaneous, multifarious … Law dictionary
variegated — meaning ‘marked by irregular patches of colour’, is pronounced vair i gay tid as four syllables in BrE but in AmE more often as five syllables (with the middle e articulated) … Modern English usage
variegated — [adj] diversified; varicolored assorted, changeable, checkered, diverse, kaleidoscopic, mixed, motley, mottled, multicolor, multicolored, particolored, patched, spotted, streaked, striped, varied, versicolor; concepts 564,618,772 … New thesaurus
variegated — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ exhibiting different colours, especially as irregular patches or streaks. DERIVATIVES variegation noun. ORIGIN from Latin variegare make varied … English terms dictionary
variegated — [ver′ē ə gāt΄id] adj. 1. marked with different colors in spots, streaks, etc.; parti colored 2. having variety in character, form, etc.; varied; diversified … English World dictionary
variegated — [[t]ve͟əriəgeɪtɪd[/t]] 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n A variegated leaf or plant has different colours on it. [TECHNICAL] The leaves are a variegated red. 2) ADJ GRADED Something that is variegated consists of many different parts or types. [FORMAL] ...our… … English dictionary
variegated — var|ie|gat|ed [ˈveərıgeıtıd US ˈver ] adj [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of variegare, from varius; VARIOUS] 1.) a variegated plant, leaf etc has different coloured marks on it ▪ variegated grasses 2.) formal consisting of a … Dictionary of contemporary English
variegated — Marked with patches, spots, or streaks of different colors. In contrast to a surface having either one color or a regular pattern or texture, a variegated surface has a varied design of several colors and / or textures. Often used in… … Glossary of Art Terms
variegated — adjective 1 a variegated plant, leaf etc has different coloured marks on it: variegated ivies 2 formal consisting of a lot of different types of thing … Longman dictionary of contemporary English