adjective dap·pled

: marked with many spots of color or light

Full Definition of DAPPLED

:  marked with small spots or patches contrasting with the background <a dappled fawn>

Variants of DAPPLED

dap·pled also dap·ple

Examples of DAPPLED

  1. <a forest that was vibrant with the dappled foliage of autumn>

First Known Use of DAPPLED

15th century

Other Animal Husbandry Terms

apiary, bantam, calico, girth, hogwash, mast, rut


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