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frecklenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈfrek.l̩/
a ​small, ​palebrownspot on the ​skin, usually on the ​face, ​especially of a ​person with ​paleskin: He has ​redhair and freckles.
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freckled
adjective uk   us   /-l̩d/ (also freckly, uk   /-əl.i/ us   )
a freckly ​complexion
(Definition of freckle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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frecklenoun [C]

 us   /ˈfrek·əl/
a ​smallbrownspot on the ​skin, esp. on a light-skinned ​person: The ​brothers were in ​their early ​teens, and both had ​reddishhair and freckles.
freckled
adjective  us   /ˈfrek·əld/
a freckled ​nose
(Definition of freckle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “freckle”
in Korean 주근깨…
in Arabic نَمْشة, كَلْفة…
in Malaysian bintik hitam…
in French tache de rousseur…
in Russian веснушка…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指膚色淺的人臉上的)雀斑,小斑點…
in Italian lentiggine…
in Turkish çil, güneşin oluşturduğu çiller…
in Polish pieg…
in Spanish peca…
in Vietnamese tàn nhang…
in Portuguese sarda…
in Thai กระ…
in German die Sommersprosse…
in Catalan piga…
in Japanese そばかす…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指肤色浅的人脸上的)雀斑,小斑点…
in Indonesian bintik-bintik…
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