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islet

noun is·let \ˈī-lət\

: a small island

Full Definition of ISLET

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:  a little island
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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

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

Rhymes with ISLET

ISLET Defined for Kids

islet

noun is·let \ˈī-lət\

Definition of ISLET for Kids

:  a small island
Medical Dictionary

islet

noun is·let \ˈī-lət\

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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