belton

noun

bel·​ton
ˈbel-tᵊn
plural -s
1
: a blended, flecked, or finely mottled combination originally of gray and yellow but now of any two colors including especially white
used of the coats of dogs (as of certain setters)
blue belton
orange belton
2
: a dog with a belton coat

Word History

Etymology

from Belton, Northumberland, England

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“Belton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/belton. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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