islet

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is·let

noun \ˈī-lət\

: a small island

Full Definition of ISLET

1
:  a little island

Examples of ISLET

  1. <landed the boat on a tiny islet that we had all to ourselves>

First Known Use of ISLET

1538

Related to ISLET

Other Geology Terms

anthracite, boulder, cwm, erratic, igneous, intrusive, mesa, sedimentary, silt, swale

Rhymes with ISLET

is·let

noun \ˈī-lət\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ISLET

: a small isolated mass of one type of tissue within a different type; specifically : islet of langerhans

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