- 1Exhibiting different colours, especially as irregular patches or streaks: variegated yellow bricksMore example sentences
- It is a beautifully variegated yarn, and was very nice to work with.
- So knitting with variegated yarns not only requires a certain amount of persistence but also requires an openness to accepting the pooling effect.
- I love subtly variegated yarns, when knitted up they tend to have a heathery effect.
- 1.1 Botany (Of a plant or foliage) having or consisting of leaves that are edged or patterned in a second colour, especially white as well as green: the variegated form of philadelphus variegated foliageMore example sentences
multicoloured, particoloured, varicoloured, multicolour, many-coloured, many-hued, polychromatic, colourful, prismatic, rainbow-like, rainbow, kaleidoscopic, psychedelic, jazzy, harlequin, motley; mottled, marbled, striated, streaked, speckled, flecked, patchy, blotchy, blotched, dappled• technical poikilo-
- Plants with fascinating leaf shapes and variegated foliage can turn your shade garden from a drab, dark place to an intriguing cool retreat.
- If you select foliage plants with variegated or lighter colored leaves, they will prefer brighter light.
- Marcia especially likes Japanese maples, ornamental grasses, and plants with variegated foliage.
- 1.2Marked by variety: his variegated and amusing observationsMore example sentences
- Many of these young guys, in the youth movement, have highly variegated backgrounds.
- Readers, do we need to cultivate a more variegated and positive outlook?
- All this material reveals Daley as a writer of more variegated talents than was previously realised.
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- And they come in an amazing array of colors, from green to blackish red, with an array of variegations in between.
- Be selective in your plant choices, use variegation for contrast rather than as the dominant theme, and the rewards will follow.
- Agaves can grow to an immense size and produce leaves with interesting variegations and colours.
mid 17th century: from Latin variegat- 'made varied' (from the verb variegare, from varius 'diverse') + -ed2.