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Meaning of dapple

dap•ple

Pronunciation: (dap'ul), [key]
— n., adj., v., -pled, -pling.
—n.
  1. a spot or mottled marking, usually occurring in clusters.
  2. an animal with a mottled skin or coat.
—adj.
  1. dappled; spotted: a dapple horse.
—v.t., v.i.
  1. to mark or become marked with spots.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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