islet

5 ENTRIES FOUND:

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

Synonyms
isle, island

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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