Pronunciation: (dap'ul), [key]
—n., adj., v., -pled, -pling.
1. a spot or mottled marking, usually occurring in clusters.
2. an animal with a mottled skin or coat.
dappled; spotted: a dapple horse.
to mark or become marked with spots.
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