fly-speck

flyspeck

[flahy-spek]
noun
1.
a speck or tiny stain from the excrement of a fly.
2.
any minute spot.
3.
Plant Pathology. a disease of pome fruits, characterized by small, raised, dark spots on the fruit, caused by a fungus, Leptothyrium pomi.
verb (used with object)
4.
to mark with flyspecks.

Origin:
1850–55; fly2 + speck

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flyspeck (ˈflaɪˌspɛk)
 
n
1.  the small speck of the excrement of a fly
2.  a small spot or speck
 
vb
3.  (tr) to mark with flyspecks

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