Definition of birthmark in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbərTHˌmärk/


An unusual and typically permanent brown or red mark on someone’s body from birth.
Example sentences
  • The physician should examine the entire spine for areas of redness, scars, blisters, lipomata, hairy patches, birthmarks and cafe-au-lait spots.
  • Freckles can appear similar to and are sometimes confused with pigmented naevi, birthmarks, or moles.
  • We've taken out freckles, birthmarks, scars, blemishes, excess fat, and body hair.
beauty spot/mark, mole, blemish, nevus

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Syllabification: birth·mark

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