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freckle

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈfrek.l̩/
a small, pale brown spot on the skin, usually on the face, especially of a person with pale skin: He has red hair and freckles.
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freckled
adjective uk   us   /-l̩d/ (also freckly, uk   /-əl.i/ us   )
a freckly complexion
Translations of “freckle”
in Arabic نَمْشة, كَلْفة…
in Korean 주근깨…
in Malaysian bintik hitam…
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 Vietnamese tàn nhang…
in Spanish peca…
in Portuguese sarda…
in Thai กระ…
in German die Sommersprosse…
in Catalan piga…
in Japanese そばかす…
in Indonesian bintik-bintik…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指肤色浅的人脸上的)雀斑,小斑点…
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