variegated

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variegated (comparative more variegated, superlative most variegated)

  1. Streaked, spotted, or otherwise marked with a variety of color.
    • 1886, Peter Christen Asbjørnsen, H.L. Brækstad, transl., Folk and Fairy Tales, page 279:
      From the heights a view was now and then obtained between the lofty pine and fir-trees of the valley below with its smiling fields and variegated woods of birch and alder trees, between which the river wound like a narrow silvery streak.
    Synonyms: patterned; see also Thesaurus:marked
  2. (by extension) Very colorful.
    Synonyms: motley, multicolored, polychromatic; see also Thesaurus:multicolored

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variegated

  1. simple past tense and past participle of variegate