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Date: 1600-1700
Origin: brinded 'brindled' (15-19 centuries), perhaps from a Scandinavian language

brindled

adjective
     
Related topics: Colours, Animals
brin‧dled also brin‧dle
HBACC a brindled animal is brown and has marks or bands of another colour
brindle noun [uncountable and countable]

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