Etymology
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piebald (adj.)

"of two different colors, having spots or patches of white and black or another color," 1580s, formed from pie (n.2) "magpie" + bald in its older sense of "spotted, white;" in reference to the black-and-white plumage of the magpie. Hence, "of mixed character, heterogeneous, mongrel" (1580s). Properly only of black-and-white colorings (compare skewbald).

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Definitions of piebald

piebald (adj.)
having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly;
a piebald horse
Synonyms: motley / calico / multicolor / multi-color / multicolour / multi-colour / multicolored / multi-colored / multicoloured / multi-coloured / painted / particolored / particoloured / pied / varicolored / varicoloured
From wordnet.princeton.edu