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var·i·e·gat·ed

 (vâr′ē-ĭ-gā′tĭd, vâr′ĭ-gā′-, văr′-)
adj.
1. Having streaks, marks, or patches of a different color or colors; varicolored: a plant with variegated leaves.
2. Distinguished or characterized by variety; diversified: her variegated experience.
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variegated

(ˈvɛərɪˌɡeɪtɪd)
adj
1. displaying differently coloured spots, patches, streaks, etc
2. (Botany) (of foliage or flowers) having pale patches, usually as a result of mutation, infection, etc
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var•i•e•gat•ed

(ˈvɛər i ɪˌgeɪ tɪd, ˈvɛər ɪˌgeɪ-)

adj.
1. marked with patches or spots of different colors.
2. varied; diverse.
[1655–65]
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variegated

  • chintz - Comes from the plural of Hindi chint, a printed Indian calico, from earlier Sanskrit chitra, "variegated."
  • moire - Having a variegated or clouded appearance, like that of watered silk.
  • variegated - Can mean "having variety in character, form, etc."
  • vary - From Latin varius, "speckled, variegated; changeable."
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variegated

Plants with foliage marked striped or blotched with white, cream or other color to produce an irregular pattern.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.variegated - having a variety of colorsvariegated - having a variety of colors    
varied - characterized by variety; "immigrants' varied ethnic and religious traditions"; "his work is interesting and varied"
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variegated

adjective mottled, pied, streaked, motley, many-coloured, parti-coloured, varicoloured variegated grey and green leaves
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variegated

adjective
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Translations
مُتَعَدِّد الألْوان
pestrýrůznobarevný
spraglet
tarka
marglitur
daudzkrāsains
rôznofarebný
pester
rengârenkrenk renk

variegated

[ˈvɛərɪgeɪtɪd] ADJ [plant, plumage, markings] → multicolor; [colour] → abigarrado; [leaf] → jaspeado, abigarrado (Bot)
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variegated

adjbuntscheckig; (Bot) → geflammt, panaschiert
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variegated

[ˈvɛərɪˌgeɪtɪd] adjvariegato/a
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variegated

(ˈveərigeitid) adjective
(of leaves etc) varied in colour.
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References in classic literature ?
They wear a capot or surcoat, made of a blanket, a striped cotton shirt, cloth trousers, or leathern leggins, moccasins of deer-skin, and a belt of variegated worsted, from which are suspended the knife, tobacco-pouch, and other implements.
Wherever Chromatistes, -- for by that name the most trustworthy authorities concur in calling him, -- turned his variegated frame, there he at once excited attention, and attracted respect.
But though he firmly believed himself to be King of Naples and pitied the grief felt by the subjects he was abandoning, latterly, after he had been ordered to return to military service- and especially since his last interview with Napoleon in Danzig, when his august brother-in-law had told him: "I made you King that you should reign in my way, but not in yours!"- he had cheerfully taken up his familiar business, and- like a well-fed but not overfat horse that feels himself in harness and grows skittish between the shafts- he dressed up in clothes as variegated and expensive as possible, and gaily and contentedly galloped along the roads of Poland, without himself knowing why or whither.
Laughter flitteth from him like a variegated cloud; adverse is he to thy gargling and spewing and grips in the bowels!
They grew scattered, as if wild, among the variegated shrubs, but, as I say, I did not examine them closely at this time.
And come to think of it Miss Polly would make a fine variegated breakfast, I'm sure."
He went under the welkin, until he saw most clearly the wine hall, the treasure house of men, variegated with vessels.
They thronged the narrow length of our schooner's decks with their ornamented and barbarous crowd, with the variegated colours of checkered sarongs, red turbans, white jackets, embroideries; with the gleam of scabbards, gold rings, charms, armlets, lance blades, and jewelled handles of their weapons.
It was enough to raise your hair to hear that variegated and enormous unanimous caterwaul burst out!
During their games, their bounds, while rivalling each other in beauty, brightness, and velocity, I distinguished the green labre; the banded mullet, marked by a double line of black; the round-tailed goby, of a white colour, with violet spots on the back; the Japanese scombrus, a beautiful mackerel of these seas, with a blue body and silvery head; the brilliant azurors, whose name alone defies description; some banded spares, with variegated fins of blue and yellow; the woodcocks of the seas, some specimens of which attain a yard in length; Japanese salamanders, spider lampreys, serpents six feet long, with eyes small and lively, and a huge mouth bristling with teeth; with many other species.
Upon her head was a fanciful turban of purple velvet, figured with silver sprigs, and surmounted by a tuft of variegated feathers.
"None with the same gorgeous, variegated beauty," he confessed.