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Variegated definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

VA'RIEGATED, pp. Diversified in colors or external appearance. Variegated leaves, in botany, are such as are irregularly marked with white or yellow spots.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: having a variety of colors [syn: varicolored, varicoloured, variegated]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1661 1. having discrete markings of different colors <variegated leaves> 2. varied 1

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Variegate Va"ri*e*gate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Variegated; p. pr. & vb. n. Variegating.] [L. variegatus, p. p. of variegare to variegate; varius various + agere to move, make. See Various, and Agent.] To diversify in external appearance; to mark with different colors; to dapple; to streak; as, to variegate a floor with marble of different colors. The shells are filled with a white spar, which variegates and adds to the beauty of the stone. --Woodward.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Variegated Va"ri*e*ga`ted, a. Having marks or patches of different colors; as, variegated leaves, or flowers. Ladies like variegated tulips show. --Pope.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

1. A variegated leaf or plant has different colours on it. (TECHNICAL) The leaves are a variegated red. ADJ: usu ADJ n 2. Something that is variegated consists of many different parts or types. (FORMAL) ...our variegated dialects. = varied ADJ

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Party-colored, motley, mottled, pied, many-colored, many-hued, divers-colored, of all manner of colors.

Moby Thesaurus

assorted, at odds, at variance, bicolor, bicolored, brindled, calico, capricious, changeable, changing, checked, checkered, choppy, chromatic, cold, colorful, colorific, coloring, colory, contrary, contrasted, contrasting, cool, crazy, daedal, dappled, departing, deviating, deviative, deviatory, dichromatic, different, differentiated, differing, disaccordant, disagreeing, discolor, discordant, discrepant, discrete, discriminated, disjoined, disorderly, disparate, dissimilar, dissonant, distinct, distinguished, divaricate, divergent, diverging, divers, divers-colored, diverse, diversified, diversiform, erose, erratic, flecked, freaked, glowing, harlequin, harmonious, heterogeneous, impulsive, in disagreement, inaccordant, incompatible, incongruous, inconsistent, inconsonant, inconstant, inharmonious, irreconcilable, irregular, jagged, jerky, kaleidoscopic, many, many-colored, marbled, matching, medley, mercurial, monochromatic, monochrome, monochromic, motley, mottle, mottled, multicolor, multicolored, multicolorous, multifarious, multihued, mutable, nacreous, nonconformist, nonstandard, nonuniform, opalescent, opaline, parti-color, parti-colored, piebald, pied, pigmentary, pinto, pluralistic, poles apart, poles asunder, polychromatic, polychrome, polychromic, prismal, prismatic, ragged, rainbow, rough, separate, separated, several, shot, shot through, skewbald, spasmodic, spattered, speckled, spectral, sporadic, spotted, stippled, streaked, thunder and lightning, tinctorial, tingent, toning, trichromatic, trichromic, tricolor, tricolored, two-tone, unconformable, unequable, unequal, uneven, unlike, unorthodox, unstable, unsteady, unsystematic, ununiform, variable, variant, varicolored, varied, variform, various, varying, versicolor, versicolored, warm, wavering, widely apart, worlds apart


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