Meaning of freckle

freck•le

Pronunciation: (frek'ul), [key]
— n., v., -led, -ling.
—n.
  1. one of the small, brownish spots on the skin that are caused by deposition of pigment and that increase in number and darken on exposure to sunlight; lentigo.
  2. any small spot or discoloration: freckles of paint spattered on the floor.
—v.t.
  1. to cover with freckles; produce freckles on.
—v.i.
  1. to become freckled.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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