lenticula

noun
len·​tic·​u·​la | \ len‧ˈtikyələ \
plural lenticulas\ -​ləz \ or lenticulae\ -​ˌlē \

Definition of lenticula

1 medicine : freckle
2 [New Latin, diminutive of lent-, lens lens] : a small optical lens

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History and Etymology for lenticula

Latin, freckly eruption, freckles, lentil, diminutive of lent-, lens lentil

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“Lenticula.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lenticula. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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