In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1motita femininepintita femininethe plumage is brown with black speckles — el plumaje es marrón con motitas / pintitas negras
- The tiles, which had at one point been white with black speckles, were now dark, creamy beige with black speckles, and had bits and pieces broken off along the seams.
- The water was spreading over the floor, speckles of white sticking to the floor.
- Small speckles of blood leaked onto the window.
- The yellow speckles resemble stars and an occasional large patch is referred to as the moon.
- A few speckles of pink paint decorated the old lady's face and hair.
- Standing up she exited he bathroom for the second time, trailed by speckles of red water.
- Age-related speckles and the like are remarkably few.
- Small speckles of seasoning decorated the rich meat.
- Age-related speckles and scratches are essentially non-existent.
- His fur was almost entirely grey, except for a few blond speckles.
- He rode a white stallion with brown speckles on its thigh area.
- There was a second of dramatic silence as the first speckles of blood hit the ground and tainted the white carpet.
- The flower color, which is a wine red with a generous amount of speckles and spots, is also somewhat variable.
- Then, using a paintbrush, fling tiny speckles of paint everywhere.
- Katie's eyes were a brilliant, intense green, with little streaks and speckles of blue and orange in them.
- He wore baby-blue patent-leather shoes and had speckles of gray in his five-o'clock shadow.
- And the meat had little speckles of green and red in it.
- Her purse jingled as she rummaged through it before removing a single handkerchief, rosy pink with white speckles, and dabbing her tweaked brow.
- The tiniest speckles of blood still littered the ground at his feet, hardly visible, but there all the same.
- Pure white unfortunately, and I frowned at the speckles of red Tom had left upon it.
1motearit's gray speckled with green — es gris moteado de verde
- a speckled hen — una gallina bataraza
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