lentiginous

[ len-tij-uh-nuh s ]
/ lɛnˈtɪdʒ ə nəs /

adjective

of or relating to a lentigo.
Botany, Zoology. covered with minute dots; freckled; speckled.

Nearby words

  1. lenticulopapular,
  2. lenticulus,
  3. lentiform,
  4. lentiform nucleus,
  5. lentiginosis,
  6. lentiglobus,
  7. lentigo,
  8. lentil,
  9. lentil cut,
  10. lentisk

Also len·tig·i·nose [len-tij-uh-nohs] /lɛnˈtɪdʒ əˌnoʊs/.

Origin of lentiginous

1590–1600; < Latin lentīginōsus freckled, equivalent to lentīgin- (stem of lentīgō) lentigo + -ōsus -ous

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