brindled

adjective
brin·​dled | \ ˈbrin-dᵊld How to pronounce brindled (audio) \
variants: or brindle \ ˈbrin-​dᵊl How to pronounce brindled (audio) \

Definition of brindled

: having obscure dark streaks or flecks on a usually gray or tawny ground a brindled cow

First Known Use of brindled

1620, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for brindled

alteration of brinded

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The first known use of brindled was in 1620

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“Brindled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brindled. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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brindled

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of brindled

: having faint dark streaks or spots on a gray or light brown background

brindled

adjective
brin·​dled | \ ˈbrin-dᵊld How to pronounce brindled (audio) \

Kids Definition of brindled

: having dark streaks or spots on a gray or brownish background a brindled cow

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