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Meaning of VARIEGATE

Pronunciation:  'vehreeu`geyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  make something more diverse and varied; "Vary the menu"
  2. [v]  change the appearance of, esp. by marking with different colors
 

VARIEGATE is a 9 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: motley, vary
 
 See Also: alter, change, checker, chequer, diversify

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Va"ri*e*gate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Variegated}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Variegating}.] [L. variegatus, p. p. of
variegare to variegate; varius various + agere to move, make.
See {Various}, and {Agent}.]
To diversify in external appearance; to mark with different
colors; to dapple; to streak; as, to variegate a floor with
marble of different colors.

      The shells are filled with a white spar, which
      variegates and adds to the beauty of the stone.
                                               --Woodward.

 

 

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