Pronunciation: (frek'ul), [key]
—n., v., -led, -ling.
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.
to cover with freckles; produce freckles on.
to become freckled.
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