Definition of brindle adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈbrɪndl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbrɪndl//
(also brindled
BrE BrE//ˈbrɪndld//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbrɪndld//
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(of dogs, cats and cows) brown with bands or marks of another colour Word Originlate 17th cent.: back-formation from brindled, alteration of Middle English brinded, probably of Scandinavian origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: brindle