Macule



[mak-yool] /ˈmæk yul/

noun
1.
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2.
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verb (used with or without object), maculed, maculing.
3.
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/ˈmækjuːl/
noun
1.
(anatomy) another name for macula
2.
(printing) another name for mackle1
n.

“blemish, spot,” late 15c., from Latin macula (see macula), perhaps via French macule.

macule mac·ule (māk’yōōl’)
n.
Variant of macula.

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