[ pok-mahrk ]
/ ˈpɒkˌmɑrk /
Usually pockmarks. scars or pits left by a pustule in smallpox or the like.
a small pit or scar: a tabletop full of pockmarks.
verb (used with object)
to mark or scar with or as with pockmarks: gopher holes pockmarking the field.
Related formspock·marked, adjective
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Great sink holes, some of them six hundred feet deep and more, pockmark the surface of the land.The Elements of Geology|William Harmon Norton
British Dictionary definitions for pockmark
/ (ˈpɒkˌmɑːk) /
Also called: pock a pitted scar left on the skin after the healing of a smallpox or similar pustule
any pitting of a surface that resembles or suggests such scars
(tr) to scar or pit (a surface) with pockmarks
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Medicine definitions for pockmark
[ pŏk′märk′ ]
A pitlike scar that is left on the skin by smallpox or another eruptive disease.
Related formspock′marked′ adj.
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