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



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 Word Originlate Middle English (as a noun): from Middle Dutch spekkel. Wordfinderband, check, dot, fleck, pattern, speckle, splash, spot, streak, stripe
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: speckle