Definition of speckled wood in English:

speckled wood

Syllabification: speck·led wood


  • A brown Eurasian butterfly with cream or orange markings, favoring light woodland habitats.
    • Pararge aegeria, subfamily Satyrinae, family Nymphalidae
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    • The area is also home to an array of butterflies such as the peacock and speckled wood and a number of species of dragonflies.
    • There's hundreds of speckled woods all over the place particularly Hills and Holes, Barnack and many other sites.
    • Unlike any other British butterfly, speckled woods are able to hibernate as either a caterpillar or chrysalis.

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