Origin: Scarred; Scarring.
1. A mark in the skin or flesh of an animal, made by a wound or ulcer, and remaining after the wound or ulcer is healed; a cicatrix; a mark left by a previous injury; a blemish; a disfigurement. This earth had the beauty of youth, . . . And not a wrinkle, scar, or fracture on all its body. (T. Burnet)
Origin: OF. Escare, F. Eschare an eschar, a dry slough (cf. It. & Sp. Escara), L. Eschara, fr. Gr. Hearth, fireplace, scab, eschar. Cf. Eschar.
Origin: L. Scarus, a kind of fish, Gr. Skaros.