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lenticle

[len-ti-kuh l] /ˈlɛn tɪ kəl/
noun
1.
a window in a clock case revealing the motion of the pendulum bob.
Origin
< Latin lenticula lentil, equivalent to lenti- (stem of lēns; see lens) + -cula -cle1
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lenticle

/ˈlɛntɪkəl/
noun
1.
(geology) a lens-shaped layer of mineral or rock embedded in a matrix of different constitution
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