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pecky

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adjective \ˈpe-kē\

Definition of pecky

  1. 1 :  marked by lenticular or finger-shaped pockets of decay caused by fungi <pecky cypress>

  2. 2 :  containing discolored or shriveled grains <pecky rice>



Origin of pecky

3peck


First Known Use: 1848


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