belton

noun
bel·​ton | \ ˈbel-tᵊn \
plural -s

Definition of belton

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 beltonorange belton
2 : a dog with a belton coat

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History and Etymology for belton

from Belton, Northumberland, England

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“Belton.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/belton. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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