islet definition

  • noun:
    • a really little island: rugged islets from the coast.
    • a tiny area
    • A little island.
    • some isle or area.
    • Any small area or space surrounded by anything of different personality or color: since, an islet of verdure in a desert; the islets on an insect's wing.
    • An isolated piece of natural structure; a cluster of cells; specifically, among the islands of Langerhans.
    • a little area

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