variants: less commonly


Definition of dapple–gray

  1. :  gray variegated with spots or patches of a different shade —used especially of horses

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Origin and Etymology of dapple–gray

Middle English dappel-gray, perhaps alteration (influenced by Old Norse depill spot) of (assumed) Middle English appel-gray, literally, apple-gray, probably translation of Old Norse apalgrār

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