having a gray or tawny coat streaked or spotted with a darker color: a brindled cow
Origin of brindledfrom earlier brinded, after kindled; probably from Middle English brended from brennen, burn
Tawny or grayish with streaks or spots of a darker color.
Origin of brindledAlteration of Middle English brended probably from brende past participle of brennen to burn from Old Norse brenna ; see gwher- in Indo-European roots.
brindled bull terrier
(comparative more brindled, superlative most brindled)