Definition of birthmark in English:

birthmark

Syllabification: birth·mark
Pronunciation: /ˈbərTHˌmärk
 
/

noun

  • An unusual and typically permanent brown or red mark on someone’s body from birth.
    More 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.
    Synonyms
    beauty spot/mark, mole, blemish, nevus

More definitions of birthmark

Definition of birthmark in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day coloratura
Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody