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flakelet

[fleyk-lit]
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noun
  1. a small flake, as of snow.

Origin of flakelet

First recorded in 1885–90; flake1 + -let
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Examples from the Web for flakelet

Historical Examples

  • The first flake or flakelet that reached me was a mere white speck that came idly circling and eddying to the ground.

    A Year in the Fields

    John Burroughs