Variegated

  • 1 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,… …

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  • 2 Variegated — Va ri*e*ga ted, a. Having marks or patches of different colors; as, variegated leaves, or flowers. [1913 Webster] Ladies like variegated tulips show. Pope. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 variegated — index composite, compound, dissimilar, diverse, heterogeneous, manifold, miscellaneous, multifarious …

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  • 4 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) …

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  • 5 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 …

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  • 6 variegated — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ exhibiting different colours, especially as irregular patches or streaks. DERIVATIVES variegation noun. ORIGIN from Latin variegare make varied …

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  • 7 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 …

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  • 8 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… …

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  • 9 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 …

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  • 10 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… …

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  • 11 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 …

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  • 12 Variegated — Variegate Va ri*e*gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Variegated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Variegating}.] [L. variegatus, p. p. of variegare to variegate; varius various + agere to move, make. See {Various}, and {Agent}.] To diversify in external appearance; to… …

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  • 13 variegated — adjective Date: 1661 1. having discrete markings of different colors < variegated leaves > 2. varied 1 …

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  • 14 variegated — adj. Variegated is used with these nouns: ↑foliage, ↑ivy, ↑leaf …

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  • 15 variegated — var|i|e|gat|ed [ veriə,geıtəd ] adjective 1. ) with different colors on the leaves or flowers: variegated grasses/leaves 2. ) FORMAL including a wide range of things or people ╾ var|i|e|ga|tion noun uncount …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 variegated — adjective variegated leaves Syn: multicolored, multicolor, many colored, many hued, polychromatic, varicolored, colorful, prismatic, rainbow, kaleidoscopic; mottled, striated, marbled, streaked, speckled, flecked, dappled; informal splotchy …

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  • 17 variegated — an irregular pattern of small, dark and pale markings and many dark marks connected …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 18 variegated — adj. [L. variegatus, of different sorts] Marked by different shades or colors …

    Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • 19 variegated — /vair ee i gay tid, vair i gay /, adj. 1. varied in appearance or color; marked with patches or spots of different colors. 2. varied; diversified; diverse. [1655 65; VARIEGATE + ED2] * * * …

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  • 20 variegated — adjective /veəriːəˈɡeɪtɛd/ Streaked, spotted, or otherwise marked with a variety of color; very colorful. See Also: variegate …

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