Definition of speckle noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

speckle

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈspekl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈspekl//
 
[usually plural]
 
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a small coloured mark or spot on a background of a different colour Wordfinderband, check, dot, fleck, pattern, speckle, splash, spot, streak, stripe Word Origin late Middle English (as a noun): from Middle Dutch spekkel.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: speckle