Definitions of variegation

  1. the act of introducing variety (especially in investments or in the variety of goods and services offered); "my broker recommended a greater diversification of my investments"; "he limited his losses by diversification of his product line" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. variability in coloration Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The act of variegating or diversifying, or the state of being diversified, by different colors; diversity of colors. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. The act of streaking or spotting, or state of being streaked or spotted, with different colors or tints; difference in color between two things. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. A diversity of coloration. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  6. Act of variegating; state of being variegated; diversity of colours. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. The state of being diversified by different colours. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  8. n. Act of diversifying, or state of being diversified by different colours; diversity of colours. Cabinet Dictionary