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lentiginous

[len-tij-uh-nuh s] /lɛnˈtɪdʒ ə nəs/
adjective
1.
of or relating to a lentigo.
2.
Botany, Zoology. covered with minute dots; freckled; speckled.
Also, lentiginose
[len-tij-uh-nohs] /lɛnˈtɪdʒ əˌnoʊs/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; < Latin lentīginōsus freckled, equivalent to lentīgin- (stem of lentīgō) lentigo + -ōsus -ous
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