- a minor disfigurement or blemish on a person's skin at birth; nevus.
Origin of birthmark
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Contemporary Examples of birthmark
Close enough to see the tiny scar on his eyelid that looks like a birthmark.The Stacks: The True Greatness of Muhammad Ali
February 23, 2014
Historical Examples of birthmark
Or thus: 'Haven't you a birthmark on the back of your neck?' 'Manasseh
They are outside of the individual experience as much as a birthmark.The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn, Volume 2
But the birthmark on its wrist was branded on my brain so that I could not forget it.Children of the Dawn
Elsie Finnimore Buckley
A supreme act is recognizable at sight: it bears the birthmark of immortality.Penrod
It seems as if the travail and yearning of his mother had passed upon him as a birthmark.Fresh Fields
- a blemish or new growth on skin formed before birth, usually brown or dark red; naevus
Word Origin and History for birthmark
- A mole or blemish present on the skin from birth; a nevus.