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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of or relating to a parable or parabola

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