variegation


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var·i·e·gate

 (vâr′ē-ĭ-gāt′, vâr′ĭ-gāt′, văr′-)
tr.v. var·i·e·gat·ed, var·i·e·gat·ing, var·i·e·gates
1. To change the appearance of, especially by marking with different colors.
2. To give variety to; make varied.

[From Late Latin variegātus, past participle of variegāre : Latin varius, various + Latin agere, to do, drive; see ag- in Indo-European roots.]

var′i·e·ga′tion (-gā′shən) n.
var′i·e·ga′tor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.variegation - variability in coloration
variability, variableness, variance - the quality of being subject to variation
2.variegation - the act of introducing variety (especially in investments or in the variety of goods and services offered); "my broker recommended a greater diversification of my investments"; "he limited his losses by diversification of his product line"
change - the action of changing something; "the change of government had no impact on the economy"; "his change on abortion cost him the election"

variegation

noun
The quality of being made of many different elements, forms, kinds, or individuals:
Biology: polymorphism.
Translations

variegation

[ˌvɛərɪˈgeɪʃən] N [of plants, plumage, markings] → multiplicidad f de colores, variedad f de colores; [of colour] → abigarramiento m; [of leaves] → jaspeado m, abigarramiento m (Bot)

variegation

nBuntscheckigkeit f; (Bot) → Panaschierung f
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