scintilla

scintilla
scintilla 1690s, from figurative use of L. scintilla "particle of fire, spark, glittering speck, atom," probably from PIE *ski-nto-, from root *skai- "to shine, to gleam" (Cf. Goth. skeinan, O.E. scinan "to shine").

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