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strawberry mark

a small, reddish, slightly raised birthmark.
Origin of strawberry mark
1840-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • She called for the police, and Uncle Joe had to show a strawberry-mark to prove his identity, before he received recognition.

    The Mintage Elbert Hubbard
  • She informs him, that, beautiful as the young wife is, she has a strawberry-mark on her shoulder.

    Filipino Popular Tales Dean S. Fansler
British Dictionary definitions for strawberry-mark

strawberry mark

a soft raised swelling on the skin, often red, appearing in the weeks after birth. Most will shrink and disappear without treatment Technical name haemangioma simplex Also called strawberry
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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strawberry-mark in Medicine

strawberry mark straw·ber·ry mark (strô'běr'ē)
A raised, shiny, red nevus or birthmark, occurring usually on the face or scalp and resembling a strawberry. Also called strawberry nevus.

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