mottled

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Etymology[edit]

1670-80 mottle +‎ -ed.

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Adjective[edit]

mottled (comparative more mottled, superlative most mottled)

  1. Colored in patches; spotted
    The mottled skin of the snake was a camouflage that helped it blend in with the shadows.

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mottled

  1. simple past tense and past participle of mottle