pockmark definition

  • noun:
    • A pitlike scar left in the epidermis by smallpox or any other eruptive condition.
    • a little gap on a surface: The gophers left the grass covered with pockmarks.
    • A mark or scar in skin due to a pock.
    • A mark or pit produced by smallpox.
    • A mark or scar produced by the smallpox; a pock.
    • a scar or pit in the skin which remaining by a pustule of smallpox or acne or other eruptive illness
  • verb-transitive:
    • To cover with pockmarks; gap.
  • verb:
    • mark with or as though with pockmarks

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