from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A skin lesion, such as a nevus or angioma, that is present at birth.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Some congenital mark or blemish on a person's body; a strawberry-mark; a mole; a nævus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Some peculiar mark or blemish on the body at birth.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A mark on the skin formed before birth.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a blemish on the skin that is formed before birth


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birth +‎ mark


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  • She took her winter coat from her plastic wrapper

    Pushed back her fringe, see her birthmark

    She can finally be the person she wanted to be


    (For the price of a cup of tea, by Belle and Sebastian)

    November 20, 2009