blotched


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Synonyms for blotched

marked with irregularly shaped spots or blots

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Upon the basis of external features, the new species is very similar to the Blotched snake.
To eat this thing raw it must be blotched and bletted,
They like well-drained but moisture-retentive soil in sun or part shade and come in a huge variety of colours, which may be plain, blotched or bicoloured.
The Eastern Blotched Leopard, a butterfly of the Nymphalidae family, is found in afromontane and riverine forest from the East Cape and along the escarpment to the midlands of KwaZulu-Natal, Swaziland, Mpumalanga and the Wolkberg in the Limpopo Province, north to Zimbabwe and Mozambique.
The rare animals became known as "king cheetahs", while affected tabby cats received the less-regal moniker of "blotched".
Here, blotching is defined as a cloudy, removable spot on the surface caused by an increased concentration of coating material usually seen with a ring around the blotched area.
This species clearly undergoes ontogenesis (Campbell and Lamar 1989, 2004), and usually keeps the blotched appearance of the young pattern, though the lighter colors change to the above-mentioned adult description.