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Noun: facula  fa-kyu-lu
  1. A bright spot on a planet
     
  2. A large bright spot on the sun's photosphere occurring most frequently in the vicinity of sunspots

Derived forms: faculas

Type of: dapple, fleck, maculation, patch, speckle, spot

Encyclopedia: Facula