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Word: dappled

Definition: spotted


Sentences Containing 'dappled'

But to you, at least, M. Debray, I need not give a further description, because to you my beautiful pair of dappled grays were well known.
Ere long a carriage will dash past here, drawn by the pair of dappled gray horses you saw me with yesterday; now, at the risk of your own life, you must manage to stop those horses before my door.''
If danger threatens, the chicks crouch under a plant or any cover that offers, their dappled brown down merging into the desert scene.
The combined shared lawn spaces creates both a large courtyard and tree-dappled open space.
The male is striking in the typical oriole black and yellow plumage, but the female is a drabber green bird. Orioles are shy, and even the male is remarkably difficult to see in the dappled yellow and green leaves of the canopy.
Young tapirs of all species have brown hair with white stripes and spots, a pattern which enables them to hide effectively in the dappled light of the forest. This baby coat fades into adult coloration between four and seven months after birth.

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