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Saturday, January 27, 2018

Definitions for flakelet

  1. a small flake, as of snow.

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Citations for flakelet
I am amazed before a little flakelet of snow, at its loveliness, at the strangeness of its geometry, its combination of angles, at the marvellous chemistry which brought these curious atoms together. Theodore Parker, Lessons from the World of Matter and the World of Man, 1865
The first flake or flakelet that reached me was a mere white speck that came idly circling and eddying to the ground. John Burroughs, "A Snow-Storm," Signs and Seasons, 1886
Origin of flakelet
1885-1890
Flakelet was first recorded in the 1880s.