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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.

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

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]

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."

variegated

Plants with foliage marked striped or blotched with white, cream or other color to produce an irregular pattern.
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"

variegated

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

variegated

adjective
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)

variegated

adjbuntscheckig; (Bot) → geflammt, panaschiert

variegated

[ˈvɛərɪˌgeɪtɪd] adjvariegato/a

variegated

(ˈveərigeitid) adjective
(of leaves etc) varied in colour.
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Chinese evergreens have caught the attention of hybridizers and many new varieties with brighter and more unique color variegations are now available.
There are a great range of ivies with attractive cream or gold variegations, such as Buttercup, Goldheart and Glacier.
decide to clipping to looking trim There is a great range of ivies with attractive cream or gold variegations, such as Buttercup, Goldheart and Glacier.
decide to to trim There is a great range of ivies with attractive cream or gold variegations, such as Buttercup, Goldheart and Glacier.
Winkley pointed out a section of orchids favored by the Japanese for their leaf variegations rather than flowers.
Throughout this latter section, issues of identity, sexuality and music-making form the crux of a number of lively interviews, which are neatly arrayed around key debates and issues, and balanced in a way that allows the voices of her participants to echo resoundingly throughout the various theories and concepts brought to bear on the variegations of queer music-making.
LARGE, banana-like leaves - which come in greens, blue-greens, variegations and stripes - and bold, exotic-looking blooms that resemble giant gladioli in yellow, orange, red and pink shades make canna lilies tops for giving the garden a tropical touch.
The surfaces of the paintings, which are built up in a tight weave of countless fine brushstrokes, often darkly encrusted, conceal meticulously calibrated variegations of color--an intensity that immediately strikes the eye but only gradually reveals its full complexity.
I'd also have a small pittosporum, as there are interesting and different variegations, including Tom Thumb, a purple one that stays like a round ball with purple leaves.