ferntickle

noun fern·tick·le \ˈfernˌtikəl\
variants: less commonly

fairntickle

\ˈfernˌtikəl\

Definition of ferntickle

plural

-s

chiefly Scottish

  1. :  freckle

ferntickled

less commonly

fairntickled

\-kəld\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of ferntickle

Middle English ferntikel, ferntikill, from fern + -tikel, -tikill, probably from Latin -ticula (as in lenticula lentil, group of freckles)


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