The characteristic pattern of color of a plant or pet.
action for the verb to mark
the characteristic colouration and patterning of an animal
The work of just one which, or whatever, scars; the mark or markings made; arrangement or personality of markings or color.
The work of impressing a mark upon anything.—2. In coinage, the process of edge-rolling, or swaging the edge of the blank to prepare it for reeding.—3. A mark or variety of scars upon some thing; characteristic arrangement of scars, as outlines or dots, or of normal color: as, the markings on a bird's eggs, or associated with petals of a flower; the natural markings of a gem or of decorative timber.
assessment of performance by assigning a grade or score