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Pied

pied
Variegated with spots of different colours; party-coloured; spotted; piebald. Pied coats. . Meadows trim with daisies pied. . Pied antelope, a common European flycatcher (Ficedula atricapilla). The male is black and white.
Origin: From Pie the party-coloured bird.


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