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speck

speck

 
pronunciation:
spek
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small mark or spot.
There are specks of mud on my white pants.
synonyms:
dot
similar words:
spot, stain
definition 2: a tiny bit or particle.
There is a speck of dirt in my eye.
synonyms:
particle
similar words:
bit, grain, lick
derivation: speckless (adj.)