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brindled (adj) (of the color of animals, especially, dogs, cats, and cows) brownish-yellow color with dark stripes or spots.
The outer skin of an animal is called its coat. If an animal has a brownish-yellow or gray coat with darker spots or streaks, it is brindled.
- Little Charlie could spot his favorite pup anywhere in the kennel easily, as it was the only brindled pup in the whole litter.
- Of the kittens playing there, the brindled one contrasted with the one in the plain, milky coat.