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American English: /ˈspɛk(ə)l/
British English: /ˈspɛk(ə)l/

Translation of speckle in Spanish:


  • motita (feminine)
    pintita (feminine)
    the plumage is brown with black speckles
    el plumaje es marrón con motitas or pintitas negras
    Example sentences
    • Her purse jingled as she rummaged through it before removing a single handkerchief, rosy pink with white speckles, and dabbing her tweaked brow.
    • The water was spreading over the floor, speckles of white sticking to the floor.
    • The tiniest speckles of blood still littered the ground at his feet, hardly visible, but there all the same.

transitive verb

  • (usually passive) it's gray speckled with green
    es gris moteado de verde
    a speckled hen
    una gallina pinta or (Río de la Plata) bataraza
    Example sentences
    • They are soft brown in colour and speckled like an egg.
    • They mournfully gazed at the empty floor that was earlier that day full of brown eggs speckled with grey spots.
    • It was a strange coloured little creature, speckled brown like tortoiseshell.
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