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English definition of “dappled”

dappled

adjective uk   /ˈdæp.l̩d/ us  
covered with spots of colour that are lighter or darker than the main colour, or covered with areas of light and darkness: a dappled pony. The dappled sunlight fell across her face as she lay beneath the tree.Patterns and shapes
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