variegate[ver′ē ə gāt′, var′-]
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transitive verb var·i·e·gat·ed, var·i·e·gat·ing, var·i·e·gates
- To change the appearance of, especially by marking with different colors; streak.
- To give variety to; make varied.
Origin: From Late Latin variegātus, past participle of variegāre : Latin varius, various + Latin agere, to do, drive; see ag- in Indo-European roots.
- varˈi·e·gaˌtor noun