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Most females had drab colors — olive green heads and backs and mottled throats.
FEMALE HUMMINGBIRDS MAY SPORT FLASHY FEATHERS TO AVOID BEING HARASSEDCAROLYN WILKEAUGUST 26, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Downpours transform the mottled landscape into lush emerald, while azaleas bloom and migrating cranes and storks begin the long journey back north.
WHY CHINA IS CRACKING DOWN ON BITCOIN MINING AND WHAT IT COULD MEAN FOR OTHER COUNTRIESCHARLIE CAMPBELL / CHENGDU AND SHANGHAIJUNE 2, 2021TIME
The bending, roughly parallel lines produce a sense of motion, as does the mottled blue watercolor added to “Splash,” the only hand-finished print.
IN THE GALLERIES: TRACING A GENERATIONAL PROGRESSION IN ABSTRACT ARTMARK JENKINSMARCH 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The octopus’s skin flickers and momentarily resembles the grouper’s own mottled scales before reverting to blue.
OCTOPUSES FIND NEW HUNTING BUDDIES - ISSUE 95: ESCAPEBRANDON KEIMJANUARY 28, 2021NAUTILUS
In one instant the mottled-faced gentleman depressed his hand again, and every glass was set down empty.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
Saying this, the mottled-faced gentleman rose, as did the other gentlemen.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
The cattle here are large and well-shaped, something like our own Lancashire breed, and mottled in colour, though mostly red.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
His face was, moreover, mottled with dusky spots, so that he reminded the spectator of a frog or a toad.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
Beneath them the cross-bedded sandstone appears, showing a mottled surface of pale-pinkish hue.
BIRDS AND ALL NATURE, VOL. VI, NO. 3, OCTOBER 1899VARIOUS
At sight of his mottled, blood-besmeared visage, the crowd went wild.
HIDDEN GOLDWILDER ANTHONY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MOTTLED

  • checkered
  • dappled
  • flecked
  • kaleidoscopic
  • marbled
  • motley
  • mottled
  • multicolored
  • particolored
  • piebald
  • pied
  • polychromatic
  • polychrome
  • polychromous
  • prismatic
  • speckled
  • spotted
  • streaked
  • varicolored
  • variegated
  • veined
  • versicolor
  • versicolored
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