Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun mottle

1 sense of mottle

Sense 1
mottle -- (an irregular arrangement of patches of color; "it was not dull grey as distance had suggested, but a mottle of khaki and black and olive-green")
       => color, colour, coloring, colouring -- (a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect; "a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb mottle

2 senses of mottle

Sense 1
mottle, streak, blotch -- (mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained)
       => color, colorize, colorise, colourise, colourize, colour, color in, colour in -- (add color to; "The child colored the drawings"; "Fall colored the trees"; "colorize black and white film")

Sense 2
mottle, dapple, cloud -- (colour with streaks or blotches of different shades)
       => spot -- (mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition; "spot the areas that one should clearly identify")

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