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English definition of “speckle”

speckle

noun [C usually plural]     /ˈspek.l̩/
a very small mark of a different colour from the area around it, usually found with a large number of other marks of the same type: A blackbird's egg is blue with brown speckles on it.Dirt and untidiness
(Definition of speckle noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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