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brindle

Pronunciation: brin′dl

Definition: A hair coat color in which there is a uniform mixture of gray or tawny hairs with others of white or black; a composite color. Usually results in a black tiger stripe pattern on tan background; governed by the e allele at the extension locus.

[diminutive of O.E. brinded]

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