from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A brindled color.
- n. A brindled animal.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A streaky colouration in animals.
- n. An animal so coloured.
- adj. Having such a colouration; brindled
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state of being brindled.
- n. A brindled color; also, that which is brindled.
- adj. Brindled.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being brinded; a color or mixture of colors, of which gray is the base, with bands of a darker gray or black color: as, “a natural brindle,” Richardson, Clarissa Harlowe.
- n. A name of the mudfish or bowfin, Amia calva. See cut under Amiidæ.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having a grey or brown streak or a pattern or a patchy coloring; used especially of the patterned fur of cats
Back-formation from brindled.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)