Definition of speckled in English:

speckled

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Pronunciation: /ˈspɛkld
 
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adjective

  • Covered or marked with a large number of small spots or patches of colour: a large speckled brown egg a fine waxy film speckled with yeast cells
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    • On her head sits a black pillbox hat with a shoulder-length black veil speckled with black velvet dots.
    • Some crystals grow to a much bigger size giving granite a speckled appearance.
    • I saw market stalls full of produce, dusty papaya skins speckled by rain.

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