areole

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See also: aréole and aréolé

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French aréole, from Latin areola. Doublet of areola.

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Noun[edit]

areole (plural areoles)

  1. (botany) The smallest enclosures created by the veins of a leaf.
  2. (botany) Bump on a cactus out of which grow clusters of spines.
  3. (mycology) A tessellation in the thallus of certain lichens.
  4. (anatomy) An areola.

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Noun[edit]

areole f

  1. plural of areola

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