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variegatemore about variegate


  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Variegate  \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. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  v  :  make  something  more  diverse  and  varied;  "Vary  the  menu" 
  [syn:  {vary},  {motley}] 

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