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ˈbrɪn dlbrindle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brindled, brindle, brinded, tabbyadjective

    having a grey or brown streak or a pattern or a patchy coloring; used especially of the patterned fur of cats

Wiktionary

  1. brindlenoun

    A streaky colouration in animals.

  2. brindlenoun

    An animal so coloured.

  3. brindleadjective

    Having such a colouration; brindled

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Brindlenoun

    The state of being brinded.

    Etymology: from brinded.

    A natural brindle. Clarissa.

Wikipedia

  1. Brindle

    Brindle is a coat coloring pattern in animals, particularly dogs, cattle, guinea pigs, cats, and, rarely, horses. It is sometimes described as "tiger-striped", although the brindle pattern is more subtle than that of a tiger's coat. Brindle typically appears as black stripes on a red base. The stripes are eumelanin (black/brown pigment) and the base is phaeomelanin (red/yellow pigment), so the appearance of those pigments can be changed by any of the genes which usually affect them. Eumelanin (the pigment making up the stripes) can be affected by: merle (and harlequin), liver, dilution, greying, and recessive red. Phaeomelanin (the pigment making up the base) can be affected by: Intensity locus.And of course, white markings and ticking can occur on any brindle dog. Brindle is caused by a complex gene process and is technically a form of mosaicism, where some cells express one allele (KB) and other cells express a different allele (ky), a little like tortoiseshell cats. This makes it very difficult to test for, and there are currently no commercially available tests that are able to detect brindle. Brindle dogs will usually test as KBky, and carriers (one dominant black allele, one brindle) cannot be identified without breeding.

ChatGPT

  1. brindle

    Brindle is a term used to describe a type of pattern seen in animals' fur or skin, characterized by a dark base color with lighter streaks or stripes, usually in brown or black shades. This pattern is commonly seen in some breeds of dogs, such as boxers and bulldogs, but can also be found in other animals like cattle, guinea pigs, and snakes.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Brindlenoun

    the state of being brindled

  2. Brindlenoun

    a brindled color; also, that which is brindled

  3. Brindleadjective

    brindled

Wikidata

  1. Brindle

    Brindle is a coat coloring pattern in animals, particularly dogs, cattle, guinea pigs, crested geckos and, rarely, horses. It is sometimes described as "tiger striped", although the brindle pattern is more subtle than that of a tiger's coat. The streaks of color are irregular and usually darker than the base color of the coat, although very dark markings can be seen on a coat that is only slightly lighter.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. BRINDLE

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Brindle is ranked #13057 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Brindle surname appeared 2,351 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Brindle.

    93.4% or 2,198 total occurrences were White.
    2.3% or 55 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.8% or 43 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.9% or 23 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.8% or 19 total occurrences were Black.
    0.5% or 13 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of brindle in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of brindle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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