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mottle
American English: /ˈmɑdl/
British English: /ˈmɒt(ə)l/

Translation of mottle in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • Example sentences
    • The Upland Sandpiper is a black, brown, and white mottled bird with a long neck and tail and yellow legs.
    • The bald skin is mottled with age spots, which have gone crusty.
    • The woman was wearing a short sleeved beige top and her bare arms were mottled red from the cold.

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