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- Present participle of stipple.
stippling (plural stipplings)
- A stippled pattern.
2009 August 17, Francis X. Clines, “What’s That Weird Purple Thing?”, New York Times:
- There is a rich celebration of city-tough plants deliberately carried over from the days when the abandoned High Line bloomed untended with wild stipplings of red sumac, smoke bush, milkweed, echinacea and other self-seeding invaders.