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Meaning of SCINTILLA

Pronunciation:  sin'tilu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a sparkling glittering particles
  2. [n]  a tiny or scarcely detectable amount
 

SCINTILLA is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: iota, shred, smidge, smidgen, smidgeon, smidgin, tittle, whit
 
 See Also: particle, small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Scin*til"la\, n. [L.]
A spark; the least particle; an iota; a tittle. --R. North.

 

 

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