English version

fleck

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfleckfleck /flek/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 PIECEa small mark or spot syn speckfleck of 🔊 a black beard with flecks of gray2 a small piece of something syn speckfleck of 🔊 flecks of sawdust
Examples from the Corpus
fleckShrieks of mirth issued from her wide-open mouth, and flecks of foam appeared upon her lips.Chunky flecked roll neck sweater, £99, in black or grey with white flecks.Only a few flecks of gray could be seen in his full head of hair.His face was covered by a thick black beard with tiny flecks of gray in it.There were flecks of mud on my trousers after the walk in the woods.It was dark with moisture and dotted with white flecks of snow.By the time he'd finished painting the ceiling the whole floor was covered with flecks of red paint.fleck ofKathy's eyes have flecks of gray in them.
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