Definition of "variegation" []

  • The state of being variegated; diversified coloration. (noun)
  • To alter the appearance of, esp by adding different colours (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To impart variety to (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "variegation" in a sentence
  • "What becomes clear is that, as there has been a multitude of Christian and Jewish dialogue projects, there has also been a multitude and variegation of Muslim scholarly dialogue projects and establishments."
  • "It is a question of a little more green here, a slightly sharper indent there, a hint of variegation on a leaf or pedicel."
  • "I adore all shades of blue, purple, and white, plus anything with silver leaves or white variegation."