1. <dermatology> A disease of the scalp, produced by a vegetable parasite.

2. A tile or flagstone cut into an hexagonal shape to produce a honeycomb pattern, as in a pavement.

Synonyms: favas and sectila.

Origin: L, honeycomb.

(01 Mar 1998)

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