strawberry mark

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  1. a small, reddish, slightly raised birthmark.

Origin of strawberry mark

First recorded in 1840–50

Words Nearby strawberry mark Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use strawberry mark in a sentence

  • If you're born there people never forget it; it sticks to you like a strawberry mark on the end of your nose.

    Ancestors | Gertrude Atherton
  • I am like the hero of a novel—a mysterious orphan—only, unfortunately, with no identifying strawberry-mark on my arm.

  • I am only sorry I did not discover the strawberry mark on your left arm earlier, that I might the sooner have subscribed myself.

  • He likewise confesses to the usual strawberry-mark in fast colors.

    South-Sea Idyls | Charles Warren Stoddard
  • At this the stranger opened his valise and took therefrom a large-sized strawberry mark, which he placed on his right arm.

British Dictionary definitions for strawberry mark

strawberry mark

  1. a soft raised swelling on the skin, often red, appearing in the weeks after birth. Most will shrink and disappear without treatment: Technical name: haemangioma simplex Also called: strawberry

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