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flakelet

[ fleyk-lit ]
/ ˈfleɪk lɪt /
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noun
a small flake, as of snow.
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Origin of flakelet

First recorded in1850–55; flake1 + -let
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How to use flakelet in a sentence

  • 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
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