picotee

noun pic·o·tee \ ˌpi-kə-ˈtē \

Definition of picotee

: a flower (such as some carnations or tulips) having one basic color with a margin of another color

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Origin and Etymology of picotee

French picoté pointed, from picoter to mark with points, from picot


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