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- n. An ulcer in the eye, upon the cornea.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An ulcer in the eye, upon the cornea, which causes the loss of the humors.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In surgery: The mark left by a burn, or the bleb or vesicle produced by it.
- n. Ulceration of the cornea, causing the loss of the aqueous humors.
From Ancient Greek mark caused by burning. See encaustic. (Wiktionary)