Gray with a mottled pattern of darker gray markings.
A horse having a coat of mottled gray.
Gray spotted with darker gray.
A dapple-gray horse.
Origin of dapple-gray
- Middle English dappel-grai probably alteration (influenced by dappled) of appel-grai apple-gray from Old Norse apalgrār apall apple grār gray
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition