Dapple meaning

dăpəl
A spotted condition.
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An animal with a mottled or spotted skin or coat.
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To mark or mottle with spots.
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Marked or variegated with spots; mottled.
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An animal whose skin is spotted.
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To cover or become covered with spots, as of a different color.

Daisies dappled the meadow.

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A mottled marking, usually in clusters.
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An animal with a mottled or spotted skin or coat.
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Having a mottled or spotted skin or coat, dappled.

A dapple horse.

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To mark or become marked with mottling or spots.
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Origin of dapple

  • Back-formation from dappled

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition