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brin·dle

(brin'dl),
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]

brindle

a pattern of coat pigmentation in which darker hairs form bands on a lighter background. A common coat color in Great Danes and Boston terriers.