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To mark with a scar or scars. Yet I'll not shed her blood; Nor scar that whiter skin of hers than snow. (Shak) His cheeks were deeply scarred. (Macaulay)

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)

2. (Science: botany) A mark left upon a stem or branch by the fall of a leaf, leaflet, or frond, or upon a seed by the separation of its support.

Origin: OF. Escare, F. Eschare an eschar, a dry slough (cf. It. & Sp. Escara), L. Eschara, fr. Gr. Hearth, fireplace, scab, eschar. Cf. Eschar.

(Science: zoology) A marine food fish, the scarus, or parrot fish.

Origin: L. Scarus, a kind of fish, Gr. Skaros.

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