Diversified in colour or external appearance; mottled.
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874. (participle) (p. p.) (past participle)

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Other species of less interest are E. pungens, of which there is a variegated variety; E. Simoni, a neat Chinese shrub; and E. latifolia, of good habit and with large leaves.
- Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs by A. D. Webster
For the future, then, thou mayest sit alone and grow ill tempered; and if thou ever wishest to see thy playmate again, thou mayest seek her in the native country of the variegated butterfly, which thou believedst thou hadst caught to- day, but which has flown away.
- Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers by Various
Is not the cloth or the silk wrought into its form and variegated with all the beauty of colours by those who are forced to content themselves with the coarsest and vilest part of their work, while the profit and enjoyment of their labours fall to the share of others?
- The History of the Life of the Late Mr. Jonathan Wild the Great by Henry Fielding