white-spotted

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Spotted with white: as, the white-spotted pinion, Calymnia diffinis, a British noctuid; the white-spotted pug, Enpithecia albopunctata, a British geometrid moth.

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Examples

  • The undulations of a wolf eel are mirrored in a wave, and a white-spotted boxfish is emphasized by painterly slashes of yellow.

    Photo-Op: Deep-Hued Sea

  • The cover did it for me of course, I've always had a thing about girls in white-spotted red dresses, but then I gulped in pleasure when I saw the photograph of The Village Sweet Shop.

    Poundsworth of Ektachrome

  • A Piranha Plant, known as Packun Flower in Japan, is a Venus fly trap-like enemy, almost always portrayed as a leafy, green stalk topped with a white-spotted red globe, almost bisected by a white lip mouth with razor-sharp teeth.

    Piranha Plant | Papercraft Paradise | PaperCrafts | Paper Models | Card Models

  • Millions of orange butterflies, with black and white-spotted wings, whether flying overhead or, as on cooler days, clinging apparently lifeless to the grey-green fir trees in such numbers that the trees appear to be in blossom, are an absolutely unforgettable sight.

    Butterflies by the million : the Monarchs of Michoacán

  • Millions of orange butterflies, with black and white-spotted wings, whether flying overhead or, as on cooler days, clinging apparently lifeless to the grey-green fir trees in such numbers that the trees appear to be in blossom, are an absolutely unforgettable sight.

    Butterflies by the million : the Monarchs of Michoacán

  • Millions of orange butterflies, with black and white-spotted wings, whether flying overhead or, as on cooler days, clinging apparently lifeless to the grey-green fir trees in such numbers that the trees appear to be in blossom, are an absolutely unforgettable sight.

    Butterflies by the million : the Monarchs of Michoacán

  • Millions of orange butterflies, with black and white-spotted wings, whether flying overhead or, as on cooler days, clinging apparently lifeless to the grey-green fir trees in such numbers that the trees appear to be in blossom, are an absolutely unforgettable sight.

    Butterflies by the million : the Monarchs of Michoacán

  • I made poor Misterpie look down my throat, and though he always says he can never see anything, he spotted the swollen, red, white-spotted tonsils that declare a nice infection. yay.

    This Is The Song That Never Ends

  • A few days earlier the Essex Moth Group had set traps in the not-so-distant Chalkeney Wood and caught no fewer than eight white-spotted pinions, now scarce because of the effects of Dutch elm disease.

    Wildwood

  • The moth we most desired that night was the white-spotted pinion, Cosmia diffinis.

    Wildwood

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