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islay
Isle
Isle au Haut
Isle of Avalon
Isle of Ely
Isle of Man
Isle of Pines
Isle of Skye
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Isle Royal National Park
Isle Royale
isles of Langerhans
Isles of Scilly
ISLES OF THE GENTILES
islet of Langerhans
islets of Langerhans
Islington
ism
ISMACHIAH
ISMAEL
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Islet definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ISLET, n. i'let. A little ieland.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a small island [syn: isle, islet]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1538 1. a little island 2. islet of Langerhans

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a small island. 2 Anat. a portion of tissue structurally distinct from surrounding tissues. 3 an isolated place. Phrases and idioms: islets of Langerhans Physiol. groups of pancreatic cells secreting insulin and glucagon. Etymology: OF, dimin. of isle ISLE

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Islet Is"let, n. [OF. islette (cf. F. [^i]lot), dim. of isle.] A little island.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(islets) An islet is a small island. (LITERARY) N-COUNT

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Little island.



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