- a freckle or other pigmented spot.
Origin of lentigo
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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- a technical name for a freckle
C14: from Latin, from lēns lentil
- A small, flat, pigmented spot on the skin.
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