lentigo

lentigo

[len-tahy-goh]
noun, plural lentigines [len-tij-uh-neez] .
a freckle or other pigmented spot.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English (in plural) < Latin, equivalent to lentī- (variant of lenti-, stem of lēns lentil) + -gō noun suffix

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lentigo (lɛnˈtaɪɡəʊ)
 
n , pl lentigines
a technical name for a freckle
 
[C14: from Latin, from lēnslentil]
 
len'tiginous
 
adj
 
len'tiginose
 
adj

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lentigo len·ti·go (lěn-tī'gō)
n. pl. len·tig·i·nes (-tĭj'ə-nēz')
A small, flat, pigmented spot on the skin.

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