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Noun: speckle  spe-k(u)l
  1. A small contrasting part of something
    "a bald speckle";
    - spot, dapple, patch, fleck, maculation
Verb: speckle  spe-k(u)l
  1. Produce a mottled effect
    "The sunlight speckled the trees";
    - stipple
     
  2. Mark with small spots
    "speckle the wall with tiny yellow spots";
    - bespeckle

Derived forms: speckled, speckling, speckles

Type of: blob, blot, cloud, dapple, fleck, marking, mottle, spot

Encyclopedia: Speckle