Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A small areola.
  • noun Same as areola, 1.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) A small inclosed area; esp. one of the small spaces on the wings of insects, circumscribed by the veins.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun zoology A small enclosed area, especially one of the small spaces on the wings of insects, circumscribed by the veins.

Etymologies

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Diminutive of Latin areola. See -et, -let.

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