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1807, in the meaning defined above
New Latin, from Latin, millet — more at millet
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: a small pearly firm noninflammatory elevation of the skin (as of the face) due to retention of keratin in an oil gland duct blocked by a thin layer of epithelium
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— compare blackhead sense 1
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