pied


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pied 1

 (pīd)
adj.
Patchy in color; splotched or piebald.

[Middle English, from pie, magpie; see pie2.]

pied 2

 (pīd)
v. Printing
Past tense and past participle of pi2.

pied

(paɪd)
adj
(Zoology) having markings of two or more colours
[C14: from pie2; an allusion to the magpie's black-and-white colouring]

pied

(paɪd)

adj.
1. having two or more colors in a pattern of patches or spots; piebald.
2. wearing pied clothing.
[1350–1400; Middle English; see pie2 (with reference to the black-and-white plumage of the magpie), -ed3]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pied - having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightlypied - having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly; "a jester dressed in motley"; "the painted desert"; "a particolored dress"; "a piebald horse"; "pied daisies"
colored, coloured, colorful - having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination; "colored crepe paper"; "the film was in color"; "amber-colored heads of grain"

pied

Translations

pied

[paɪd] ADJ [horse] → pío, picazo; [bird] → pinto
the Pied Piper of Hamelinel flautista de Hamelin

pied

adjgescheckt, gefleckt; the Pied Piper of Hamelinder Rattenfänger von Hameln
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