flammule

noun
flam·​mule | \ ˈflaˌmyül \
plural -s

Definition of flammule

: a small flame especially : one shown in a picture of a Chinese or Japanese god

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“Flammule.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flammule. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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