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freckle

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈfrekl/
a very small, brown spot on your skin from the sunThe skin, and skin colourSkin complaints and blemishes
freckled adjective
Translations of “freckle”
in Korean 주근깨…
in Arabic نَمْشة, كَلْفة…
in French tache de rousseur…
in Turkish çil, güneşin oluşturduğu çiller…
in Italian lentiggine…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指膚色淺的人臉上的)雀斑,小斑點…
in Russian веснушка…
in Polish pieg…
in Spanish peca…
in Portuguese sarda…
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…
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