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Noun: scar  skaa(r)
  1. A mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue
    - cicatrix, cicatrice
  2. An indication of damage
    - scratch, scrape, mark
Verb: scar (scarred,scarring)  skaa(r)
  1. Mark with a scar
    "The skin disease scarred his face permanently";
    - mark, pock, pit

Derived forms: scarring, scarred, scars

Type of: blemish, deface, defect, disfigure, mar, symptom

Encyclopedia: Scar, Orkney