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 for Patterned
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Pattern \Pat"tern\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Patterned; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Patterning.]
     1. To make or design (anything) by, from, or after, something
        that serves as a pattern; to copy; to model; to imitate.
        --Milton.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              [A temple] patterned from that which Adam reared in
              Paradise.                             --Sir T.
                                                    Herbert.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To serve as an example for; also, to parallel.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     To pattern after, to imitate; to follow.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  patterned \patterned\ adj.
     Having describable patterns, especially patterns of colors.
     [Narrower terms: banded, blotched, blotchy, splotched,
     brindled, brindle, brinded, tabby, burled, checked,
     checkered, dappled, mottled, dotted, flecked, specked,
     speckled, stippled, figured, floral, flowered, laced,
     marbled, marbleized, moire, watered, pinstriped,
     pinstripe(prenominal), slashed, streaked, spotted,
     sprigged, streaked, streaky, striped, stripy,
     tessellated, veined, venose] plain, solid
     [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  patterned
      adj 1: having patterns (especially colorful patterns) [ant:
             plain, unpatterned]

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