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Gray with a mottled pattern of darker gray markings.
A horse having a coat of mottled gray.
[Middle English dappel-grai, probably alteration (influenced by dappled) of *appel-grai, apple-gray, from Old Norse apalgrār : *apall, apple + grār, gray.]
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gray with ill-defined mottling of a darker shade.
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