Some peculiar mark or blemish on the body at birth
- a blemish on epidermis this is certainly created before beginning
- Some particular mark or blemish from the human anatomy at birth.
A persistent visible mark-on the skin that is obvious at delivery or immediately after that. A birthmark is oftentimes due to a nevus (a mole) or an hemangioma (a localized assortment of small blood vessels).
additionally birth-mark, by 1805, from delivery (letter.) + level (n.1). Beginning scars in 17c. could possibly be longing marks; supposedly they revealed the image of one thing longed for by the mom while expecting. Related: Birthmarked.
(letter.) Some peculiar mark or blemish on the body at beginning.
He once dreamed her naked torso was horribly disfigured by a giant birthmark but the truth was more likely childlike modesty kept in check by a general arrogance that forbade her to admit anything deemed to be a weakness.