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Meaning of variegated by Wiktionary Dictionary



    • enPR: vârēəgātěd, IPA: /veəriːəˈɡeɪtɛd/, SAMPA: /ve@( r )i:'getEd/


    variegated ( comparative more variegated, superlative most variegated )

    1. Streaked, spotted, or otherwise marked with a variety of color; very colorful .

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Explanation of variegated by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. having a variety of colors

    Definition of variegated by GCIDE Dictionary


    1. Variegate 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 mark with different colors; to dapple; to streak; as, “to variegate a floor with marble of different colors”.

      The shells are filled with a white spar, which variegates and adds to the beauty of the stone. Woodward.

    2. Variegated a. Having marks or patches of different colors; as, “variegated leaves, or flowers”.

      Ladies like variegated tulips show. Pope.