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

  Variegate \Va"ri*e*gate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Variegated; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Variegating.] [L. variegatus, p. p. of
     variegare to variegate; varius various + agere to move, make.
     See Various, and Agent.]
     To diversify in external appearance; to mark with different
     colors; to dapple; to streak; as, to variegate a floor with
     marble of different colors.
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           The shells are filled with a white spar, which
           variegates and adds to the beauty of the stone.
                                                    --Woodward.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Variegated \Va"ri*e*ga`ted\, a.
     Having marks or patches of different colors; as, variegated
     leaves, or flowers.
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           Ladies like variegated tulips show.      --Pope.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  variegated
      adj 1: having a variety of colors [syn: varicolored,
             varicoloured, variegated]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  165 Moby Thesaurus words for "variegated":
     assorted, at odds, at variance, bicolor, bicolored, brindled,
     calico, capricious, changeable, changing, checked, checkered,
     choppy, chromatic, cold, colorful, colorific, coloring, colory,
     contrary, contrasted, contrasting, cool, crazy, daedal, dappled,
     departing, deviating, deviative, deviatory, dichromatic, different,
     differentiated, differing, disaccordant, disagreeing, discolor,
     discordant, discrepant, discrete, discriminated, disjoined,
     disorderly, disparate, dissimilar, dissonant, distinct,
     distinguished, divaricate, divergent, diverging, divers,
     divers-colored, diverse, diversified, diversiform, erose, erratic,
     flecked, freaked, glowing, harlequin, harmonious, heterogeneous,
     impulsive, in disagreement, inaccordant, incompatible, incongruous,
     inconsistent, inconsonant, inconstant, inharmonious,
     irreconcilable, irregular, jagged, jerky, kaleidoscopic, many,
     many-colored, marbled, matching, medley, mercurial, monochromatic,
     monochrome, monochromic, motley, mottle, mottled, multicolor,
     multicolored, multicolorous, multifarious, multihued, mutable,
     nacreous, nonconformist, nonstandard, nonuniform, opalescent,
     opaline, parti-color, parti-colored, piebald, pied, pigmentary,
     pinto, pluralistic, poles apart, poles asunder, polychromatic,
     polychrome, polychromic, prismal, prismatic, ragged, rainbow,
     rough, separate, separated, several, shot, shot through, skewbald,
     spasmodic, spattered, speckled, spectral, sporadic, spotted,
     stippled, streaked, thunder and lightning, tinctorial, tingent,
     toning, trichromatic, trichromic, tricolor, tricolored, two-tone,
     unconformable, unequable, unequal, uneven, unlike, unorthodox,
     unstable, unsteady, unsystematic, ununiform, variable, variant,
     varicolored, varied, variform, various, varying, versicolor,
     versicolored, warm, wavering, widely apart, worlds apart
  
  

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